Pollution and price: the cost of investing in gas

Pollution and price: the cost of investing in gas Investing in more gas will lock in high electricity prices and pollution for decades to come. The new report, ‘Pollution and Price: The cost of investing in gas,’ shows that tackling climate change and protecting Australians from worsening extreme weather requires electricity system to produce zero emissions before 2050. Gas is not sufficiently less polluting than coal to garner any climate benefit. Furthermore, greater reliance on gas will drive higher power prices. While renewable energy can provide a secure, affordable alternative to new fossil fuels.

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