Will Australia meet its Paris commitment - Follow the Money - Episode 30
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has repeatedly claimed Australia will meet its Paris commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2030 'in a canter', but is this true?
As we approach the next United Nations climate negotiations in the Polish town of Katowice, the Institute's director of Climate & Energy Richie Merzian and senior economist Matt Grudnoff unpack the myths and cut through the rhetoric.
Host: Ebony Bennett, Deputy Director at The Australia Institute // @ebony_bennett
Richie Merzian, Climate & Energy Program director at the Australia Institute // @RichieMerzian
Matt Grudnoff, senior economist at the Australia Institute // @MattGrudnoff
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Producer: Jennifer Macey // @jennifermacey Additional editing by Lizzie Jack
Title Track: Jonathan McFeat pulseandthrum.com
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