Australia singled out as a climate change ‘free-rider’

Australia has become a climate change “free-rider”, dropping off the list of nations taking “credible” action to curb greenhouse gas emissions, according to a panel led by former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan.

In the Africa Progress Panel’s 2015 report, Australia is named along with Canada, Japan and Russia as appearing “to have withdrawn from the community of nations seeking to tackle dangerous climate change”.

via Australia singled out as a climate change ‘free-rider’ by international panel.

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