Joe Biden’s move to net zero emissions will leave Australia in the (coal) dust
The election of Joe Biden to the White House is likely to see Australia increasingly isolated as the world heads to net zero emissions, with quite fundamental implications for our economy.
Australia needs a forward-looking strategy aimed at taking advantage of its massive natural advantages in renewable energy and the resources essential for the low and zero carbon transition, and one that provides for a just transition for the communities and workforces affected by the rapid reduction in the markets that they have hitherto dependent upon. There is no time to be lost dithering, denying and obfuscating – op-ed by Climate Analytics CEO, Bill Hare.
Date07 November 2020