Opinion

It turns out Morrison doing nothing on climate was the best-case scenario

Ebony Bennett
By Ebony Bennett
Updated July 1 2021 - 3:46pm, first published December 27 2019 - 5:30pm

Every morning millions of Australians are waking up to the smell of bushfire smoke. It's inescapable. It's been happening in Canberra for weeks. You can drive hundreds of kilometres to the coast or to the Blue Mountains and still not escape the smoke. I can't remember anything like it in my lifetime, a fierce "unprecedented" bushfire season that started months early and has no end in sight.

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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