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Resources industry must clean up its act or get out of the way

By Michael Allen
Updated August 21 2021 - 2:41pm, first published August 16 2021 - 7:25pm
Fossil-fuel industries and their peak bodies are adept at painting themselves as partners on the way to climate solutions. Give me a break. Picture: Shutterstock

As someone who has worked in the resources industry for three decades, much of it as a chief financial officer for major mining companies, it has been frustrating over the past week to see how the oil and gas industry has tried to position itself as part of the solution to lowering emissions and tackling climate change - rather than acknowledging it is a large part of the problem.

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