CAN activists said Australia displayed “breathtaking climate ineptitude” ahead of COP26, with its reluctance to commit to a net zero target by 2050 while showing little promise in its shorter-term 2030 targets.?
But they say the country’s reputation plummeted further as the talks began, taking out five of CAN’s ‘Fossil of the Day’ awards in a fortnight.The junior partner in a governing coalition under conservative Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.?
“Their subsequent performance resembled parts of the Australian outback: a barren wasteland, devoid of anything remotely resembling an idea, strategy or policy on fossil fuelsAlberta, which currently has a higher per capita case rate than Ontario,, energy or transport,” the activists saidCOVID-19,reopening plans,Canada,Alberta,British Columbia,Ontario,Prince Edward Island,Quebec,Saskatchewan,Yukon,KMI1,smg_canada,smg2_news,InHouseArticle_thestar,coronavirus faq,coast2coast,topstory.
CAN cited Australia’s failure to create policies to phase out fossil fuels, its refusal to sign the global methane pledge, providing a platform for fossil fuel company Santos on its pavilion and its failure to deliver fully on pledges for climate mitigation and adaptation funding for poorer nationsa non-starter,.? ?
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