Juice Podcast 24: In which I chat with Richie Merzian about the top two bullshit climate solutions the Australian government (and others) are proposing to use to reduce CO2 emissions: Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) and Blue Hydrogen.

This is the podcast companion to our latest Honest Government Ad: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MSZgoFyuHC8

00:00 Giordano Intro
02:06 Richie Merzian welcome
02:51 Setting the scene
05:23 Does CCS work?
07:56 Gorgon (Chevron)
13:48 Arguments for CCS
16:25 State capture: ARENA/CEF
22:45 Blue vs Green Hydrogen
26:43 Zali Steggal’s Climate Act bill
31:55 COP 26
35:02 Positive roles for CCS in the future
37:36 Thank you Richie
39:11 Giordano Conclusion

👉 You can follow Richie Merzian here: https://twitter.com/RichieMerzian

👉 Here are the links to some of the sources mentioned:
🔹 Sunk Costs: https://australiainstitute.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/P546-Sunk-costs-WEB.pdf
🔹 Money for Nothing: https://australiainstitute.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/P357-Money-for-nothing_0.pdf
🔹 Gorgon-tuan Problem: https://australiainstitute.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/P635-Gorgon-tuan-Problem-Web.pdf
🔹 Here’s Joel Fitzgibbon’s bullshit OpEd: https://www.afr.com/policy/energy-and-climate/carbon-capture-critics-put-ideology-before-cooling-the-planet-20210805-p58g15
🔹 Here’s Zali Steggal’s Climate Act bill: https://climateactnow.com.au/
🔹 Here’s the SpinBin series: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLgXQ0oSpA60wTv4qdUtG3KtMO4D7z-CnG

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