Oz climate politics shift

September 2013
New Scientist;9/14/2013, Vol. 219 Issue 2934, p6
The article discusses how the 2013 election of Australia's prime minister elect, Tony Abbott, will impact the country's environmental policies, such as Abbott's plans to disband an independent climate advisory body, the Climate Commission, and eliminate Australia's carbon tax.


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