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Copy us: Britain urges Australia to imitate its net-zero climate law – Sydney Morning Herald

The British legislation had overwhelming cross-party support in Parliament to establish a raft of policies and goals to fight climate change.

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The independent Member for Warringah, Zali Steggall, successfully sought a parliamentary inquiry into whether Australia should also legislate its carbon goals to end a decade-long climate change tussle.
Steggall has introduced into the House of Representatives a bill that mimics the UK’s. It was rejected by Prime Minister Scott Morrison who has increased the government’s reduction targets to net-zero even as he refuses to specify when they will become effective, committing only to a time frame of…

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