Clean up coal or abandon it?

A new university study suggests that we may be wasting time and money trying to clean up fossil fuels through carbon capture and storage because renewables will be cheaper and as reliable.

CORRECTED 2:05pm 5/9/2013. Details of correction at bottom.

Ben Elliston of the University of NSW has authored another paper assessing the feasibility and cost of a 100 per cent renewable energy powered National Electricity Market in the period 2030.


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