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Former Australian Coal Executive Calls For Clean Energy Amid 'Existential Threat' Of Climate Change

Just like in the U.S., the transition away from coal is a polarizing topic in Australia with no easy solutions.
The transition away from coal is a polarizing topic in Australia. (Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

The destructive wildfire season in Australia underscores how climate change is speeding up the spread of fires, and there are now increasing conversations about how coal has played a part in the devastation.

But just like in the U.S. — with a — the transition away from this fossil fuel is a polarizing topic in Australia with no easy

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