Australian Greens

Greens leader Adam Bandt pledges to destroy modern civilisation

Incoming Greens leader Adam Bandt has warned Australians that one of his top priorities will be to end the era of cheap energy the nation has enjoyed since the Industrial Revolution, and which has made the wealth of the modern era possible.

Mr Bandt made the controversial statement to media on Tuesday.

Big business that makes its money by killing people and endangering people’s safety should be worried. If you are a coal company or a gas company or an oil company then our message to you is very simple. Your business model is unsustainable, your business model is predicated on threatening human life, and [you] have to go.

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