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Scott Morrison refuses to commit to net zero emissions target by 2050 – The Guardian

PM says he’s ‘more interested in the doing’ as he walks back amount of new generation needed to replace Liddell coal plant from 1,000MW to 250MW

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Scott Morrison has walked back a declaration from last week that 1,000MW of new generation will be needed once the ageing Liddell coal plant leaves the system, and declined to sign up to a net zero target by 2050, because he is more interested in the doing.
As part of the governments much vaunted gas-led recovery, the prime minister said last week in relation to the Liddell transition, We estimate that some 1,000 MW of new dispatchable generation is needed to keep prices down.
Morrison said we…

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