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Scott Morrison’s climate language has shifted – but actions speak louder than words – The Guardian

Analysis: The PM changed tone as soon as Joe Biden was projected likely next US president. Will a policy pivot follow?



Scott Morrisons language about Australia adopting an emissions reduction target of net zero by 2050, and about climate action more generally, is starting to warm up. The recent shift in the prime ministers language invites two questions: is there a pivot under way, and is the shift real?
The story so far
We know the Coalitions history on climate policy. The Abbott government repealed Labors climate price, attempted to gut the Renewable Energy Target and abolish agencies driving a transition to low-emissions…

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