'We can end the climate wars': Can Australia's 'greenslide' election provide renewed momentum for COP27?

Michael Holder
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Aerial view of the Parliament buildings on Capitol hill in Canberra, Australia | Credit: iStock
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Aerial view of the Parliament buildings on Capitol hill in Canberra, Australia | Credit: iStock

Australia looks set to ditch its climate-laggard global status after voters strongly backed more ambitious green policies – but can the change in government help reignite global climate action, as geopolitical challenges escalate?

In election results that have been hailed in some quarters as a ‘greenslide', Labor Party leader Antony Albanese has been confirmed as Australia's Prime Minster, immediately promising to ramp up the country's...

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