The majority of Australians who understand the need for climate change have been watching our new Prime Minister. We have been reading his adjectives like tea leaves: does an ‘agile’ and ‘flexible’ economy mean he will support the new clean technologies of renewables increasingly embraced by China, India, European Union and USA? When he repeats Greg Hunt’s falsehood that Direct Action is the best emissions reduction policy in the world, can he really have made such an about turn since describing it as fiscal recklessness? Curtin’s CASE waits in the hope that Turnbull’s intelligence and compassion will prevail over his desire for power at any cost.
Read Lenore Taylor on Turnbull’s claims: