One of Biden’s first acts as president was to see the US re-join the Paris Agreement, causing pressure on Morrison to do more on climate to ramp up another few notches.
From bushfires to the Paris agreement, 2020 was the year the federal government started learning the dangers of treading water while others swim hard.
Morrison steps in to provide $94 million to co-fund development of the Marinus Link undersea cable, as part of a deal struck with the Tasmanian government.
Morrison’s hollow climate rhetoric falls flat with world leaders, as Australia left further behind following new pledges at weekend climate summit.
On Friday it was confirmed that Australia has not been offered a speaking slot at the Climate United Nations’ Ambition Summit. This should not come as a surprise. The Climate Ambition Summit is, as the name would suggest, all about climate ambition – where Australia is decidedly lacking. Earlier this week, Australia was ranked second last […]
“We simply don’t need fossil fuels to access cheap energy anymore,” says UK climate body. “Any notion that we can’t afford to tackle climate change is clearly nonsense”.
Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum calls on Australia to set zero carbon target, saying climate change ‘single greatest threat’ to Pacific region.
Former PM Malcolm Turnbull eviscerates Scott Morrison and Angus Taylor’s stance on climate, saying Morrison over-channelled Trump.
Australia’s next big emissions projections are due soon. Renewables will do the heavy lifting, but how will the gap to Paris be filled?
Morrison may be considering abandoning plans to use a controversial Kyoto surplus to meet his 2030 target, but it won’t be enough to win friends on climate.