Malcolm Turnbull must take on Tony Abbott over renewables

Moreover, as opposition leader, Abbott elevated negativism to an art form, so it was a big ask for voters suddenly to accept his credentials as a reformer. He wants them now to accept that he is the champion of low priced energy, when his attempt to close down the renewables industry saw investment fall by about 80 to 90 per cent, and about 15,000 jobs squandered.

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