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BHP Billiton’s Marius Kloppers puts the case for carbon price

He noted that up to 90 percent of carbon emissions contributed by the countries electricity sector were largely caused by coal fired power stations across Australia as he asserted that we “will need to look beyond just coal towards the full spectrum of available energy solutions.”

BHP chief urges nation to look for alternatives in light of carbon price concerns – International Business Times, By Yumi Roxas | September 16, 2010 BHP chief urges nation to look for alternatives in light of carbon price concerns……

Along the way and in order for the country to still emerge competitive, Mr Kloppers said that Australia needs to look for other viable means of energy production once world carbon price becomes too expensive to be used for mass energy needs.

He noted that up to 90 percent of carbon emissions contributed by the countries electricity sector were largely caused by coal fired power stations across Australia as he asserted that we “will need to look beyond just coal towards the full spectrum of available energy solutions.”

Mr Kloppers stressed that “failure to do so will place us at a competitive disadvantage in a future where carbon is priced globally.”….

BHP chief urges nation to look for alternatives in light of carbon price concerns – International Business Times

September 16, 2010 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming, energy | , , , , ,

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