The recently victorious Labor Party wants to change the environmental policy of its country, which is considered lagging in the fight against climate change.
Le travailliste Anthony Albanese, qui s’apprête à devenir Premier ministre de l’Australie après sa victoire aux législatives, a promis dimanche de réparer l’image de son pays, largement considéré à l’étranger comme con de la la traî Climate change. “I really want to change the countryAlbanese, who is due to take office on Monday and fly to Tokyo soon after, said Mr. On Tuesday, he will participate in the summit of the Quartet (the United States, Japan, India and Australia), and will meet separately with his Indian counterparts Narendra Modi and Japan’s Fumio Kishida, as well as US President Joe Biden.
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“This allows us to inform the world that there is a change in governmentHe told reporters. “There will be some policy changes, particularly with regard to climate change and our engagement with the world on these issuesHe added, promising to cut emissions by 43% by 2030. His predecessor has been criticized for sticking to a -28% target in 2030 compared to 2005.
But two days before this first official trip abroad, the chief executive was still waiting on Sunday to see if his Labor party would win an outright majority in Australia’s parliament, or if he would have to find allies to govern. And according to partial official results, Labor has already won 74 seats in the House of Representatives on Sunday, and is slightly ahead in the 75th district.
So an absolute majority (76 seats) in the council, which includes 151 deputies, seemed within reach, and the outcome is still uncertain in more than a dozen electoral districts.
“The people of Australia voted for changeRejoice Sunday Anthony Albanese, 59, whose victory ended nine years of Conservative rule. The Liberal coalition led by outgoing Prime Minister Scott Morrison lost many seats across the country. But it suffered its worst defeats in the constituencies it had hitherto monopolized, against a handful of independent candidates.
These candidates are calledteal“, a term meaning”little river ducksBut it also defines the color between blue (conservative) and green (ecologists). Most of them are women elected in pro-environment, anti-corruption and gender equality programmes.
Outgoing Finance Minister Josh Frydenberg has been notably humiliated in his Melbourne stronghold before”little river ducksMonique Ryan. She said she was ready to support Anthony Albanese’s government if it committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 60% by 2030, and if it created a strong federal anti-corruption agency for six months. “I am really looking forward to working with himShe said in an interview with a TV station on Sunday.
“superpower” Renewable energy
The “tealThe wrath of wealthy Sydney and Melbourne suburbs has benefited from Scott Morrison’s unconditional support for the coal industry, despite three years of life-altering fires, droughts and floods that have fueled global warming, and droughts and floods for millions of people.
In his victory speech, Anthony Albanese promised to transform Australia intosuperpowerRenewable energies. But he has so far been deaf to calls to end coal, which remains a driving force in the country’s economy and has many Labor supporters. His victory has been hailed by leaders of several Pacific island nations, whose very existence is threatened by climate change.
“Of your many pledges to support the Pacific, none is more welcome than your plan to prioritize climate. The common future of our people depends on itFiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said. Climate skepticism from the former Australian prime minister has strained relations between Canberra and its neighbors and allies in the Pacific, a region where China is seeking to extend its influence.
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