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Great Barrier Reef teeters towards coal-fired extinction

Australia’s government has dismissed grim warnings by a panel of leading scientists that the Great Barrier Reef will be doomed unless coal-fired power plants are phased out, insisting it is more important to keep electricity prices low for consumers. The world’s greatest marine habitat is already at risk from global warming, and faces virtual extinction […]