Net zero plan will only hit 85 per cent reduction without tech breakthroughs: modelling

Finn McHugh
Karen Barlow
By Finn McHugh, and Karen Barlow
Updated November 23 2021 - 12:08am, first published November 12 2021 - 6:30am

The federal government's net zero plan has been dismissed as "not zero" after its modelling showed it will fall short by 15 per cent without major technological breakthroughs.

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Finn McHugh

Finn McHugh

Federal Political Reporter

Finn McHugh has been federal political reporter for The Canberra Times since July 2021. He joined the Canberra Press Gallery in 2019 where he was executive producer of Sky News's AM Agenda, before joining NCA NewsWire as a federal political reporter. He has previously interned at the Kuwait Times.

Karen Barlow

Karen Barlow

Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on karen.barlow@canberratimes.com.au

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