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Australia Climate change issue is a ‘thorn in Australia’s relations’

13:41  14 april  2021
13:41  14 april  2021 Source:   skynews.com.au

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Melbourne University Professor Michael Wesley says the Australian government is seeing the shift in the international politics of climate change as on “opportunity” to reduce “international isolation” on the issue.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison in 2019 skipped some climate talks in the UN, but “two years on, it’s become much more of a diplomatic liability” to Australia, according to Professor Wesley.

“We know for example how forward leaning on this issue the Biden Administration is,” he told Sky News.

“I think the international politics of climate change have changed in the last six months, and I think that the Australian government is probably seeing this as an opportunity to try and reduce some of its international isolation on this issue”.

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“To spruik some of its plans for technology driven transitions and to try and demonstrate that despite not setting a 2050 target, that the Australian government is definitely focussed on this issue.”

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