Australia is joining international efforts to prepare for a changing climate ahead of the UN climate change conference in Glasgow later this year, but critics are still demanding it makes new commitments to reduce emissions.
- Australia is making international commitments to help prepare the planet for climate change
- It has made a 2030 commitment to reduce carbon emissions by 26 per cent on 2005 levels
- Over 100 countries have made commitments to achieve net zero emissions by 2050
Australia has joined Canada and the EU in signing up to an international call for climate adaptation and resilience.
It was originally put forward by the UK and signed by 118 countries in 2019.
Environment Minister Sussan Ley said Australia was “joining…