Government not on track for net zero by 2050

by Rhiannon Verschuer

Despite a potential net zero by 2050 target announcement in coming weeks, it is increasingly clear that the Australian Government is not on track to meet such a target. Government policy shows no intention to reduce emissions, with fossil fuel project approvals even working to increase emissions.

This briefing note outlines Government policies that are incongruent with and work directly against a net zero by 2050 target. This highlights the lack of intention and political will to support its achievement.

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