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‘Trying to invert reality’: Mathias Cormann’s climate credentials will be a hard sell at the OECD – The Guardian

Australia’s ex-finance minister is jetting across Europe on his leadership push, but will his government’s record fly?

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Nearly two years before Mathias Cormann embraced the language of a green recovery and rapid net-zero emissions goals, the then finance ministers government received a report rebuking it for Australias climate performance.
Australia remained one of the most carbon-intensive countries in the developed world, and would fail to reach its 2030 emissions pledge without major changes, the report warned. Among its many calls for action was pricing carbon emissions more effectively.
This critical report…

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