Australia makes a big step in the right direction, but more needed to get on 2 degree C track

29th November 2011

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Australia’s new climate legislation is a historic breakthrough and a substantial step in the right direction, but is still not stringent enough to help the world keep global warming to below 2 degrees C, according to a major analysis of the country’s climate actions, released here today by the Climate Action Tracker, a joint project by Climate Analytics, Ecofys and the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research.