Action for Climate Change and the Paris Agreement:

Moving Forward After Australia’s Federal Election (18 May 2019) ~

Charting a Pathway from Community Division to Consensus (Posted 24 May 2019)

TAGS: Paris Agreement; climate policy; emission reduction targets; unintended outcomes; level playing field; information conflicts; sustainable development; equity; CBDR principle; mitigation measures; adoption; science; innovations

1.0   Support for climate change - as a critical issue for the recent Federal election - was reflected in polls and surveys undertaken prior to the election.

2.0   During the election campaign, the climate crisis was advanced as a key issue that would shape the outcome of the election.

3.0   Ultimately, this did not prove to be the case in the election. What has been the aftermath?

4.0  The differences in the emission reduction targets between the climate change policies of Australia’s three major political parties, have created a “log-in-the road”; the community division over action on climate change persists.

5.0  The challenge, now, is to move forward, away from community division; and aim to achieve the goal of consensus on action for climate change for Australia.

6.0   A problem-solving framework to address the challenge of achieving consensus on action for climate change is outlined.

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