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Australia a climate lagger not a world leader

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13.09.2019

CLIMATE CALL: Australia's youth will participate in another School Strike 4 Climate on September 20. Photo: MARK JESSER

It is disturbing that Australia does not have a climate action plan for a transition to a low carbon society by 2050.

My Fightback package of the early 90s called for a 20 per cent cut in emissions by 2000. If that policy had been pursued by pricing carbon and then repeated for each subsequent decade, we would have easily passed our Paris targets, and been well on the way to net-zero emissions by 2050, having created........

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