Abbott's kinda right – coal was ‘good for humanity’

The Prime Minister may not be too good at science but he's very good on history - coal was good for humanity. You can demonise him and coal if you like, but far better to explain why science and technology trumps history.

If Prime Minister Tony Abbott wanted to let everyone know that in his heart of hearts he still thinks climate change is crap, he sure knows how to go about it.

Attending the opening of the Caval Ridge coking coal mine yesterday, he said:

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