Policy - 01/April/2022

Lack of climate leadership forces Australian states to set their own path

A recent announcement to support offshore wind projects off the state of Victoria shows how the local government has grown tired of waiting for federal leadership on the energy transition

Central government has set a net-zero target but remains economically tethered to coal and gas sectors


LACK OF LEADERSHIP Australia’s federal government is coming under increasing pressure from all sides to address its decarbonisation plans

STATE REACTION Many Australian state governments are taking their own steps to tackle climate change but in an incoherent way

KEY QUOTE Not only are the states taking the lead, but also Australian consumers ...

 

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