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the shipment of electric cars arrives in australia in 2010

‘Woefully dirty’: government accused over Australia’s failure to cut vehicle emissions

The office of the transport minister, Michael McCormack, said the government had not made a decision on “how or when” standards to cut carbon pollution from vehicles might be implemented.

scott morrison with nationals mp barnaby joyce

Scott Morrison rejects Joyce’s ‘hypothetical’ call for greater coal-fired power

On Monday, Joyce demanded the Coalition commit to taxpayer support for a new coal-fired power station, dismissing concerns the plan would harm the government by noting the Nationals are “not married” to the Liberal party.

student-led climate marches have been held around the world

‘Belongs in a museum’: Greta Thunberg condemns politician against school strike

Swedish student responds to NSW education minister’s threat to punish students who participate in school climate strike — The Swedish teenager whose lone protest against climate change spurred a global youth movement has told an Australian state education minister his words “belong in a museum” after he warned students against attending an upcoming protest. The …

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fish are dying in their hundreds of thousands in the lower darling river

Michael McCormack makes first visit to Menindee since fish kill: ‘We’re all experts in hindsight’

Nationals leader, who had earlier blamed mass deaths on lack of rain, defends irrigators and plays down climate change — The Nationals leader Michael McCormack has made his first visit to Menindee since the ecological disaster which led to the death of up to a million fish, claiming “we’re all experts in hindsight”. The deputy …

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