Australia is experiencing two energy crises: International high prices due to supply issues, and local deterioration of infrastructure that isn’t being replaced because of… climate change. Its a false dichotomy, and we can’t afford for it to continue.
Engineering and science
Unfortunately, a common trait among journalists, politicians and actually, lets face it, most of the population, is that they’re not very good at math. An unfortunate side-effect of this is that we make very poor arguments from data.
Japanese car-makers and, more recently, Elon Musk, both found that automation is not as good as everyone assumes. “Humans are under-rated”. There’s an important lesson in that for policy-makers.