PM's bushfire inquiry 'ignores' carbon emissions, Barr says

Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated February 11 2020 - 7:02am, first published 6:30am

Chief Minister Andrew Barr has criticised the scope of Scott Morrison's proposed royal commission into the summer bushfire crisis, saying it overlooks the role that cutting carbon emissions plays in combating climate change and future fire threats.

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Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.