Australia’s climate policy resulted in the country’s reputation taking a hit after the Black Summer fires, government survey reveals.
A unified effort will be needed to tackle the significant reduction in water forecast for Australia’s food bowl, the Murray Darling Basin Authority warns.
Labor’s $20 billion energy policy shows the party is committed to clean energy, long-time energy and climate change spokesman Mark Butler says.
Business groups have welcomed the Prime Minister’s increasing optimism on climate action as they continue to call for a commitment to net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison discussed climate change with United States President-elect Joe Biden, but a net zero emissions deadline did not feature.
Governments must ramp up their responses to controversial water reforms to tackle climate change, lack of indigenous water rights and murky water markets.
Robert Hill, who negotiated for Australia on the Kyoto Protocol, says Australia needs climate targets as we don’t have time for aspirational goals.