MELBOURNE – Australia’s election has brought in a wave of Greens and independents who will push for aggressive targets to cut carbon emissions and pressure the incoming Labor government to step up its climate plans if it wants to pass any legislation.
The country’s biggest polluters in mining, oil and gas and building materials face a gradual tightening of allowed carbon emissions, while Labor aims to boost demand for electric vehicles and speed up renewable energy developments.
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Source: The Japan Times