Last Sunday night an extreme heatwave caused local network faults, which led to power outages in parts of Victoria. It should have been a wake-up call that global warming and extreme weather are already affecting our lives and our cities.
But instead a number of Victorian Liberal MPs took advantage of the situation to spread misinformation, falsely blaming the outages on the closure of Hazelwood.
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Here are the tweets fromCoalition MPs:
If you are looking for more information about how hot weather affects our energy system, check out our recent blog post.