Australia again ranks as one of the worst countries for climate action, with only the Trump Administration having worse climate policies, a new assessment finds.
Incoming COP26 chief piles pressure on Morrison government to set zero carbon target, while praising Australian States and Territories for leading the way.
Australia’s foreign minister refuses to ‘welcome’ zero carbon pledges from Japan and South Korea, says Australia will not be influenced by other countries on carbon targets.
Morrison government won’t be revisiting its 2030 emissions reduction target and we’re unlikely to see any commitments to future targets any time soon.
Climate talks delayed to allow focus on Covid-19, but enviro groups warn that it is not an excuse for Australia and other nations to go soft on climate action.
After sacking Britain’s COP26 team president, UK PM takes the wheel on climate action, calls on all countries to commit to net zero carbon by 2050 at Glasgow meeting.
Data shows Scotland is likely to meet its 100% renewable electricity target in good time for the November climate meeting, making it an exemplary host.