Australia spent two weeks derailing international climate talks for a “Kyoto surplus” that Angus Taylor says it now doesn’t need. But how can this be true?
Push for Kyoto carryover led by Australia could dilute Paris ambition by 25 per cent, at a time when targets need to be raised.
Australia criticised for blocking role at COP25 talks, sacrificing Australia’s international reputation for a temporary reprieve on Kyoto carryover.
Angus Taylor bids Madrid adios, leaving diplomats to fight for Australia’s Kyoto accounting dodge, and as PM Morrison tells more untruths.
Thunberg slams countries, like Australia, for using the COP25 climate talks to push for accounting loopholes instead of raising their climate ambition.
New analysis raises questions over legitimacy of Australia’s ‘Kyoto carryover’ plans, with ClimateAnalytics challenging its legal and moral justifications.
Australia’s zero for climate policy is well earned, because even its own projections show little in the way of real emission reductions from the Coalition government.
International think tank gives Australia a zero for national climate policy as Taylor avoids mentioning the bushfires in his address to COP25 in Madrid.
Australian climate negotiators will be forced to defend the Morrison government’s questionable accounting fudge as countries move to block Kyoto carryover.
Taylor survives a shocking last week of parliament, but the emissions reduction minister is set to face more heat in Madrid over Australia’s lack of climate ambition.