Options on energy policy leave Coalition in a sticky situation | Katharine Murphy

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The government finds itself in a mess after the national energy guarantee was used as a catalyst to evict Turnbull

We’ve lost another prime minister in the front bar brawl that is Australian politics, but we’ve lost something else as well, something that’s a bit harder to see.

For the last decade or more, a group of people in the political system have been trying to land a bipartisan consensus on energy policy and climate change, persevering through all the dispiriting cycles of trying to achieve that end, hoping that a corner could be turned.

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