When Australia, long considered a climate policy laggard, heads to the polls on 21 May, the outcome could be significant for the planet’s future. Still reliant on coal for most of its electricity, it is one of the dirtiest countries per capita – making up just over 1% of global emissions, but only 0.3% of the world’s population. It’s a massive global supplier of fossil fuels, and once that is factored in, it accounts for 3.6% of the world’s emissions. What are your thoughts LiveTribers? What will Australia’s 2022 election mean for climate policies?
Posted by on 19 May 2022