Australia isolated on climate after G7 meeting. #Auspol #ClimateChange


Many countries can see the writing on the wall.

Following the announcement by the G7 group of nations of a target to transform their energy sectors by 2050 away from fossil fuel dependence – the question that needs to be asked is this – could Prime Minister Tony Abbott and his Government be any more out of step with the rest of the world on climate policy?
This government’s position continues to risk Australia’s environmental and economic future. Even Abbott’s greatest ally in inaction on tackling climate change Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said following the G7 summit: “We’ve simply got to find a way to create lower-carbon emitting sources of energy. All leaders understand that to achieve these kinds of milestones over the decades to come will require serious technological transformation.”
Last month, the Saudi Arabian Oil Minister stated that “we recognise that eventually, one of these days, we…

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