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Fossil fuel industry levy should pay for bushfire impact, climate action group report says – ABC News

The Emergency Leaders for Climate Action group is releasing a report with 165 recommendations it hopes the Government will adopt to improve bushfire readiness, response and recovery.

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Former emergency leaders, climate scientists, doctors and community members are calling on the Federal Government to impose a levy on the fossil fuel industry for a climate disaster fund to help pay for the impact of natural disasters.
Key points:

  • A group of 150 experts and bushfire survivors came together in June and July to discuss improvements to bushfire preparation
  • There are more than 165 recommendations in the Australian Bushfire and Climate Plan report out today
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