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A key question for Turnbull is whether the prime minister – already struggling to find his voice at a series of public rallies on climate change – can pull a더킹카지노n Australian Coalition with more than its fair share of climate change deniers in its seat. The prime minister is hoping to bolster his own brand while also putting Turnbull in position to face the electorate, while also bringing in strong business voices.
That was not the case last week, in a series of confrontations with his Australian counterpart, Tony Abbott, over how to tackle climate change, with Turnbull in Brisbane, New South Wales, talking up his « energy system of opportunity » while Abbott in Perth, western Australia, accused Turnbull of failing « to create jobs » and of « lackadaisical » government.
Facebook Twitter Pinterest Turnbull at the 2014 Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Canberra. Photograph: John Vogl/AFP/Getty Images
Abbott and Turnbull were unable to secure a deal and Abbott resigned as the Liberal leader. In his resjarvees.comignation speech, Abbott said « Australians need to have confidence in Malcolm Turnbull, not just for what is in his job, but for the decisions he has made to create that confidence ».
Both are unlikely to want to go to town on the environment, but the Abbott government will have little room to manoeuvre if it can’t work out a bipartisan consensus around climate change policy and economic growth.
The government will probably decide to set more ambitious targets and be more bold when it tries to implement the legislation, which it has not yet yet introduced in parliament. It will also want to see stronger support from its own caucus to enact more significant changes through legislat바카라ion, such as scrapping the carbon tax and the Renewable Energy Target.
Australia’s environment minister, Josh Frydenberg, said on Thursday: « We’re looking ahead with respect to the legislation that we’re working through. We’re doing our due diligence with regard to that legislation and what we expect and have in mind from it to address the concerns and concerns of the Australian community. »
Greens climate change spokeswoman Sarah Hanson-Young said: « This is one of the biggest political decisions yet made in Australia’s history and we will now see the Abbott government’s plans for climate change as they unfold.
« The government’s climate change change denial is about making a case that climate change is dangerous and that it is a threat to our security, our economy and our future. A new leader o