The government can’t get it wrong with its climate targets law.  

Posted on: Wed 3 Aug 2022

The new parliament has begun sitting, and the issue in the sharpest focus is bringing a national climate target into law.

The government’s pre-election promise was to cut Australia’s emissions  43% on 2005 levels, by 2030. But how does the proposed law stack up to similar laws elsewhere?

To find out more, Barometer’s Des Lawrence spoke to Associate Professor Anita Foerster from Monash University, where she researches and teaches in environmental and climate change law.                                        

4 lessons for the Albanese government in making its climate targets law. We can’t afford to get this wrong

Produced by Des Lawrence

Image: United Nations Development Programme


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