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Analysis

The flame still burns: Australian PM fights to keep coal future alight

From "epitomising the have-a-go spirit" to being "good for humanity", the recent comments by Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott in support of coal as a fuel source appear in stark contrast to the other G20 countries' efforts to decarbonise. With Australian institutions divesting from coal stocks, opposition politicians looking to capitalise on public opposition and an uncertain investment picture, might Abbott be making a mistake?

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