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David Karoly, former CSIRO climate science head, accuses government of gagging criticism

Sarah Basford Canales
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Sarah Basford Canales, and Dan Jervis-Bardy
Updated March 30 2022 - 10:07pm, first published 6:30pm
Leading climate scientist Professor David Karoly with Energy Minister Angus Taylor (inset left), Health Minister Greg Hunt (inset middle) and CSIRO chief executive Larry Marshall (inset right). Pictures: AAP, Elesa Kurtz, Sitthixay Ditthavong, Karleen Minney

A former senior government scientist has revealed he was gagged from publicly discussing the role Coalition policy played in contributing to global greenhouse emissions.

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Sarah Basford Canales

Sarah Basford Canales

Canberra Times journalist

I'm a federal politics and public sector reporter with an interest in national security, integrity and regulation. Contact me with general tips and thoughts at sarah.basfordcanales@canberratimes.com.au or confidential tips to sbasfordcanales@protonmail.com.

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.

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