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.
Produced by Des Lawrence