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Anthony Albanese says emissions fell just 1 per cent under the Coalition, compared with 15 per cent under Labor. Is he correct? – ABC News

Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says Labor achieved a 15 per cent reduction in carbon emissions when it was last in Government, and that the Coalition has only…



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With the east coast sweltering amid record November temperatures and the summer bushfire season fast approaching, Australia’s record on climate action is again in the spotlight.
During an interview on the ABC’s 7.30 program on November 11, 2020, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese criticised the Federal Government for failing to adequately cut greenhouse gas emissions.
Asked about Labor’s policies, Mr Albanese said: “[W]e had a 15 per cent reduction when we were in government. Up to the…

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