Australia: From Climate Zero to Climate Hero?

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  • Australia's Labor government has considerably strengthened the country’s climate ambition after one year in power, introducing major reforms that position the country on par with other developed nations.
  • A part of its reset, the country is now a strong candidate to co-host the COP31 climate summit in 2026 in partnership with Pacific nations.
  • But Australia’s stance on gas as a transition fuel and the recent extension of a thermal coal mine still leaves the country at odds with the fossil fuel phaseout camp.

The Issue

Policy and Regulation, Low-Carbon Policy, Renewable Electricity , CO2 Emissions, Gas Supply, Gas Demand, LNG Supply, LNG Demand
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