Barnaby Joyce has left the Prime Minister with very little room to move on one of the key negotiations at the United Nations climate summit: the goal of making deeper cuts to emissions by 2030.
Rupert Murdoch’s critics were savage after his newspapers staged a spectacular backflip on climate change, but while for some it ignited fury, it is vindication.
David Littleproud has played down the prospect of major cuts to emissions from farming programs in an upcoming climate plan, declaring other industries must do more.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has played down the need to travel to Europe for global talks on climate change but former prime minister Kevin Rudd says he must go.
Thousands of industrial facilities are responsible for almost one third of Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions but do not have enough incentives to act on climate change, the Grattan Institute says in a study that sets out potential solutions.
The Nationals are pushing for rural compensation for stronger action on climate change, setting up a negotiation in federal cabinet on a more ambitious policy.
Liberal MPs are escalating calls for stronger action on climate change to counter Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce, demanding he stand up for farmers rather than fossil fuels.
Farmers will get a chance to be paid to help to cut greenhouse gas emissions in a Nationals proposal that opens the way for a climate change deal under new leader Barnaby Joyce.
Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce will demand security for regional jobs and industries in a policy clash on climate change after reclaiming the leadership.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison will warn against the use of carbon tariffs to force action on climate change when the world’s major economies meet in England.