Opinion

The conservative's guide to acting on climate change

By Lord John Randall
Updated August 4 2020 - 7:20am, first published August 3 2020 - 2:00pm
Doesn't acting responsibly now to prevent the incurring of much larger costs in the future seems like a pretty conservative thing to do? Picture: Shutterstock

Prior to the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, both the UK and Australia had been grappling with the devastating effects of another crisis: climate change. As both our governments seek to reboot our economies, both nature restoration and the development of clean technologies provide great opportunities to reduce emissions while also generating jobs and growth.

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