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David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture – a National Party enthusiast for the nuclear industry

‘Nuclear is OK’: Agriculture Minister backs controversial clean energy source

The Agriculture Minister is throwing his support behind nuclear energy as the government debates net-zero.

The government is set to make a decision on committing to a global target of net-zero emissions.

Agriculture Minister David Littleproud told Ben Fordham polling shows hesitancy amongst the community for nuclear energy.

“I’m not afraid of it … Nats are big believers in nuclear.

“I think we should create that environment to try and educate our population that it’s OK, nuclear is OK.”

October 19, 2021 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, politics

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