Australia is back as a ‘constructive collaborator’ in negotations, he will tell summit, as he calls for more commitment from institutions

The Australian climate change minister, Chris Bowen, will use a speech at the Cop27 UN summit in Egypt to call out the World Bank for failing to address the climate crisis, and join calls for the international financial system to be reshaped.

Giving a national statement at the conference in Sharm el-Sheik on Tuesday, Bowen will declare that Australia is back as a “constructive, positive, and willing climate collaborator” since the Anthony Albanese-led Labor party ousted Scott Morrison’s rightwing coalition, which was widely criticised as a roadblock at climate negotiations.

Continue reading…

%d bloggers like this: