Environment minister says Coalition takes emissions targets seriously and US climate change policy was ‘a matter for the Trump administration’

The Turnbull government will support the Paris agreement on climate change regardless of whether or not the US president, Donald Trump, pulls out, the environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, has signalled.

Trump upset world leaders on the weekend by refusing, at the conclusion of the G7 summit in Italy, to declare his support for the UN’s landmark treaty signed in Paris in 2015.

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Source: Guardian Climate Change