Why Truss is wrong on carbon emissions

Nationals leader Warren Truss has boldly claimed that the recent bushfires are equivalent to decades of carbon emissions from coal-fired power in Australia. He is wrong. Incredibly so.

The Conversation

“Indeed I guess there’ll be more CO2 emissions from these fires than there will be from coal-fired power stations for decades.” – acting Opposition leader, Warren Truss, January 9, 2013

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