Turnbull lifts Australian green bank ban on wind power investment

Madeleine Cuff
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Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull reverses Tony Abbott's ban on government investment in wind power projects

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull yesterday made his first major break with the energy policy of his predecessor Tony Abbott, overturning a ban on the country's green bank investing in wind power....

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