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Adam Bandt says gas is just as dirty as coal. Is he correct? – ABC News

Greens leader Adam Bandt has attacked the Government’s plan for a gas-led recovery, claiming that gas is just as dirty as coal. Is he correct? RMIT ABC Fact Check…

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Scott Morrison’s plan for a gas-led economic recovery has brought the Coalition’s climate and energy policies back into focus.
But the emphasis on natural gas a fossil fuel mostly made up of methane has alarmed some scientists and political figures, who say such an approach would only add to the challenge of tackling climate change.
In a September 23 tweet, Greens leader Adam Bandt said coal and gas must be kept in the ground “to have any chance of stopping runaway global warming”.
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