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By 2020 standards, Angus Taylor’s low-emissions technology statement is not really a climate policy – The Guardian

Australians are just expected to trust the minister and his advisers to successfully pick winners deserving a crack at $18bn in taxpayers’ money

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The first point to make about Angus Taylors low-emissions technology statement, launched on Tuesday as the Morrison governments primary response to the climate crisis, is an obvious one: it would be terrific if it worked.
We should all hope the technologies that Taylor says the government will prioritise hydrogen, energy storage, low emissions steel and aluminium, soil carbon and, yes, even the much-mocked carbon capture and storage (CCS) come off and allow deep, rapid, sustainable cuts in gree…

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