Enacted Inertia: Australian Fossil Fuel Incumbents’ Strategies to Undermine Challengers

@article{Hudson2019EnactedIA,
  title={Enacted Inertia: Australian Fossil Fuel Incumbents’ Strategies to Undermine Challengers},
  author={Marc Hudson},
  journal={The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Fossil Fuels and Energy Transitions},
  year={2019}
}
  • M. Hudson
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • The Palgrave Handbook of Managing Fossil Fuels and Energy Transitions
Australia is particularly vulnerable to climate impacts. It also has virtually unlimited supplies of sun and wind for renewable energy generation. However, its per capita greenhouse gas emissions are the highest in the OECD. This is despite policymaker awareness of anthropogenic global warming dating back more than 30 years. The cause of this seeming paradox is Australia’s reliance on coal and natural gas for electricity generation. Alongside wind and solar, Australia also has superabundant… 

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