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The Labor Leader blames the weather for the blackout, not wind power
Bureau of Meteorology
As South Australian emergency workers seek to restore order to a state battered by extreme weather and an energy system unable to cope, plunging 70000 people into darkness, we need to ask why the Australian government isn’t better prepared to deal with the type of extreme weather climate scientists have been warning of for years.
While 70,000 people are sitting in darkness, the political debate trudges on.
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