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Morrison will have to act on waste and fuel

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10.10.2019

While the Morrison government has a "tin ear" when it comes to acknowledging the substance of the climate protests, and Morrison himself was even prepared recently to address the UN falsely claiming that Australia had basically dealt with the climate challenge, there are a couple of specific issues that are reaching crisis proportions the solution of which can indeed significantly reduce emissions, while also boosting our growth and jobs, particularly in regional Australia.

These issues are waste and fuel security and Morrison simply can't ignore them.

Waste is fast becoming a crisis now that our Asian neighbours (most notably China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka) refuse to allow us to export our waste to them. Waste is spread right across our country offering the possibility of waste processing facilities in key regional centres.

Proven technologies exist to convert almost any form of waste - green waste, sewage, household and industrial garbage, plastics, and so on - into say biofuels (ethanol and biodiesel), electricity, bio-plastics, and a host of other products, all reducing emissions and, in some cases, improving our fuel........

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