Rio Tinto gets $2m from emissions reduction fund to switch to diesel

26 February 2019

Mining giant received payments and carbon credits for shutting down oil generator before switching to diesel plant.
Australians have paid about $2m from the Morrison government’s emissions reduction fund, now rebadged as a “climate solutions” policy, to mining giant Rio Tinto for a diesel-fired power station at a mine in Arnhem Land.
Read the full article by Adam Morton in the Guardian,  including commentary by Assoc Prof Paul Burke.