NSW’s Nationals Agriculture Minister says his federal colleagues’ demands for agriculture to be excluded from carbon targets is just ‘political point-scoring’.
Australia has an “urgent moral obligation” to help lead international efforts on climate action, Australian Nobel laureate Brian Schmidt has told an international summit.
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.