Will Morrison take Biden’s lead on climate? The fact that he marked the moment of the US rejoining Paris with a whirlwind tour of oil and gas projects is not a good sign.
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.
The defeat of Donald Trump and the green push by NSW leaves Scott Morrison virtually friendless – at home and abroad – in his resistance to zero emissions targets.
A republican controlled senate will not be a barrier to a likely Biden presidency undertaking a massive shake-up of American and international climate action.
Despite the US on the verge of leaving the Paris Agreement, international pressure on Australia to lift its game on climate has never been higher.
Wood Mackenzie report predicts that a Trump victory at the upcoming US election will forfeit four more years in the fight against climate change. A Biden victory, however…
A Biden presidency could herald a new era for climate action, while placing immense pressure on the Morrison government to actually to something on climate change.