Coalition's Paris climate target in doubt as emissions fluctuated: State of the Environment report

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
July 18 2022 - 2:00pm

Experts cast doubt on Australia's pathway to meeting a Coalition-era commitment to reduce emissions by 26-28 per cent on 2005 levels, despite the Morrison government's repeated claims the nation was on track to exceed its 2030 target, the newly-released State of the Environment report reveals.


Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on

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