Google Maps on why Labor’s Fitzgibbon doesn’t like renewables

A picture tells a thousand words, and so it is with this aerial shot of Joel Fitzgibbon's electorate which shows why he would prefer renewable energy remained a minor source of electricity in Australia

Labor Party backbencher and former defence minister Joel Fitzgibbon has written an opinion piece in The Australian newspaper today challenging the Climate Change Authority’s preliminary recommendation to keep the level of the renewable energy target largely unchanged.

Also on Monday he gave a speech to parliament arguing that we should reduce the renewable energy target stating:


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