NSW urges federal government to follow suit, adopt 50 per cent emissions reduction target by 2030

ABC | Oct 13, 2021 at 3:48 PM
  • New South Wales Premier Dominic Perrottet has urged the Morrison government to significantly boost its 2030 emissions reduction target, saying his state intends to “power ahead” even if the federal government chooses not to embrace a higher interim goal.
  • However much of the attention in Australia remains on whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison will be able to convince the Nationals to get on board with net zero by 2050.
  • The federal government insists workers in resources and heavy manufacturing have a bright future ahead, as senior figures gather to consider how Australia will commit to net zero emissions by 2050.