Published 10 June 2014
“Abbott and Harper are alone, they’re against most countries, they’re against the UN, they’re even against the IMF and World Bank and I seriously doubt they’re going to win this discussion”
This week our Co-director David Schlosberg spoke on Triple J’s Hack program about the future of climate change policy. You can listen to the full podcast here, which also features a lively debate between Australian Greens MP Adam Bandt and Coalition MP Alan Tudge.
A discussion about where Australia’s climate change policy sits in relation to the rest of the world grows increasingly pressing. Particularly in light of recent events which have seen the unveiling of Obama’s plan to cut carbon emissions by 30%, and Abbott’s decision to team up with Canadian Prime Minister Harper to question these changes.
For more on this topic, you can read Professor Rosemary Lyster’s piece in The Conversation on how Obama’s Plan Delivers on Health and Climate and Professor David Schlosberg’s blog Australia Deserves Better.