Surprise Coalition election win ends push for tougher Australian climate policy

Published 04:42 on May 19, 2019  /  Last updated at 08:49 on May 19, 2019  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia’s right-wing Coalition government pulled off a surprise win in Saturday’s federal election, remaining in office to put an end to opposition plans to increase the nation’s emissions reduction ambitions and set up a CO2 baseline-and-crediting scheme for major emitters.

Australia’s right-wing Coalition government pulled off a surprise win in Saturday’s federal election, remaining in office to put an end to opposition plans to increase the nation’s emissions reduction ambitions and set up a CO2 baseline-and-crediting scheme for major emitters.

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