UN climate summit focus is on net zero by 2050 but Australian PM says challenge ‘not just about climate change’Scott Morrison has ducked questions about when his government will develop an emissions reduction strategy for 2050, despite signing on at the Pacific Islands Forum to a communique pledging to develop one next year.The Australian prime minister is also copping flak at home for his decision to signal in a speech in Chicago that China needed to be treated like a developed economy both in global trade and climate change negotiations – meaning Beijing would need to make a significant commitment towards emissions reduction. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/sep/24/scott-morrison-ducks-questions-on-australias-emissions-strategy-for-2050
Author : Katharine Murphy, Political editor, in Chicago
Publish date : 2019-09-24 01:41:35
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