To meet climate targets and avoid economic collapse, countries such as Iraq need international support in the transition to clean energy, say Iraq’s deputy PM Ali Allawi and IEA executive director Fatih Birol
— Read on www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/sep/01/oil-producing-countries-net-zero-2050-iraq
if Australia can’t even get started on domestic “just Transition for coal industry” how will we go to help worker transition to prevent even more melt downs in Iraq and other oil producing countries?
Like late 18th-century opponents of abolishing the slave trade, Lord Lawson and the claque of Conservative cranks who filled the comment pages of the Tory press are remembered today as dangerous fools – assuming they are remembered at all…Every argument they advanced has been disproved, as much by the experience of everyday life as science…And yet there is nervousness among the impressively large number of Conservative politicians who are serious about pushing for net-zero. Iraq