Morrison’s latest energy deal will deliver gas that South Australia doesn’t need any more, but could hasten shift to renewables in that state.
Australian Federal Government
The OECD’s criticism of Australia’s climate record comes two months before former finance minister Matthias Cormann takes over as secretary-general.
Could Scott Morrison set a net zero by 2050 target without changing Australia’s current go-slow on climate policy? Definitely, yes.
Bowen labels Morrison and Taylor’s ‘gas led recovery’ a fraud, and says Labor must convince voters of economic opportunities of shift to zero emissions.
Australia is 10th biggest burner of coal in the world, and has the fifth highest share of coal of total power generation.
ABC Four Corners program says Taylor’s office pressured Scott and Zibelman over their failure to embrace his pro-gas policy.
“The Murdoch media have spent decades poisoning both our political and literal atmosphere,” climate scientist tells media diversity inquiry.
Morrison government uses footage of a Californian wind and solar project while attempting to promote Australia’s climate efforts.
It doesn’t seem to be sinking in: Australia’s grid needs to be zero carbon by 2030 to align with a 1.5C temperature target.
Australia’s government has consistently forecasted rising coal exports, but the reality has been vey different.