‘Coal Elimination Treaty’

Posted on: Tue 29 Sep 2020

Australian researchers from UNSW Canberra have called on governments to sign a ‘Coal Elimination Treaty’, to drive massive reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and to provide an opportunity to limit global warming to within safe limits.

They have proposed the idea of a treaty as a way for countries to engage directly with the issues around the phase out of coal, including a ‘just transition’ for communities and workers. To find out more, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Professor Anthony Burke, who developed the proposal with colleague, Dr Stefanie Fishel.

Read more about the Coal Elimination Treaty

Produced by Des Lawrence

Image: Carol M. Highsmith


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