Townsville’s ‘road to Paris’ moment: the slow greening of an Adani stronghold

After years of a ‘coal-first’ mentality, the Queensland town is starting to see a future for itself as a green-energy powerhouse“Adani was about the here and now for the community,” says Townsville’s mayor, Jenny Hill, reflecting on a decade spent championing the thermal coal project as a way to reduce the city’s high unemployment rate.“There were no jobs. There was no interest in manufacturing. It was important to give the community hope for the future.” Continue reading… Source – Full Article

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