Coalition’s emissions reduction scheme will not come close to meeting 2030 target and new climate policies are needed, chief executive John Connor says

The Turnbull government’s “Direct Action” policy cannot meet even the “inadequate” emission reductions it will pledge at the UN climate meeting in Paris and in fact will allow Australia’s greenhouse pollution to rise, according to the Climate Institute.

Malcolm Turnbull was forced to promise to keep Tony Abbott’s climate policy as he sought the prime ministership and has repeatedly pointed to a review scheduled for 2017 – after the next election. But institute chief executive John Connor says new policies are needed much sooner.

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Source: Guardian Environment