If we are to reverse the destruction of our planet, it will take more than ‘heroic’ words from ministers in Canberra
Countries and corporations have been falling over each other to claim they are doing more than any other in the world to stop climate breakdown.
Now Australia has added to the throngs of climate pledges. One of the world’s biggest coal exporters grandly announced an aim to reach net zero by 2050 and said it was doing more than others to address the climate crisis.
Eleanor Salter is a writer and climate campaigner