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Sacking Turnbull won’t make debate on coal go away – Sydney Morning Herald

The former PM was the victim of the byelection in the coal seat of Upper Hunter, but the debate on climate and energy policies is only being delayed.

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The NSW governments decision to sack former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull from a new job promoting clean energy marks a depressing setback in the states efforts to deal with climate change.
This has been a comedy of errors exacerbated by bad luck. On paper Mr Turnbull seemed like an excellent choice to chair a new body called the Net Zero Emissions and Clean Economy Board, which is supposed to advise the government on attracting investment into low-carbon technologies.
Appointing such a high profile…

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