NSW DPI digs itself in deeper
The NSW Department of Primary Industries has awarded itself an exploration licence covering half of Gunnedah Shire this week whilst the rest of the world is reducing its demand and reliance on polluting forms of energy.
Whilst the world warms and rivers are cracked and polluted from mining operations, the DPI carries on regardless, seemingly unaware that the world is changing around it: that NSW needs to be smarter than ‘dig it up, ship it out’, that the world is running out of food and that the Federal government has fast tracked its $500 million renewable energy fund for a non-polluting, base load providing solar revolution.
Everyone knows we’re already in a hole with coal, so surely it’s time for the DPI to stop digging? After all, NSW’s farmers have been using windmills and capturing solar energy to feed Australia and overseas with clean, renewable food for hundreds of years…..