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Scott Morrison's 'net zero by 2050' emissions reduction plan will be filled with tricks and rorts

By Ben Oquist
Updated October 2 2021 - 12:20am, first published October 1 2021 - 7:25pm
Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

Sometime this month Scott Morrison will announce a net zero by 2050 emissions-reduction target for Australia. This announcement will be made with the expectation of praise. However, much like the world was indifferent when Australia signalled it would no longer be using Kyoto credits to meet its Paris targets, so too will this announcement be dismissed. It's not enough. The community, markets, state and territory governments and other world leaders have moved on and are demanding more.

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