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Australian politics live: Scott Morrison heads to Rome for G20 before climate summit

Prime minister is flying to Europe amid global criticism of his plan for Australia to reach a net zero emissions target. Follow all the day's newsLabor has led Coalition in eight of nine Guardian Essential pollsVaccine rollout and rates tracker; Cases and data trackerVictoria vaccination rate map; NSW vaccination rates mapGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe Morrison government is facing renewed calls to increase funding for low-income countries to adapt to and mitigate climate change.With days until Cop26 in Glasgow, the aid organisation Care Australia says Australia "should immediately double its climate finance commitment to AU$3bn over 2020-2025" as a first step."As we head into COP26, we need to be talking about the fundamental injustice of climate change ... Our Pacific Island neighbours, for instance, have contributed minimally to climate change yet they are paying the price via rising sea-levels, increasingly severe cyclones, and threatened reefs. This poll is a clear indication that the Australian public sees this injustice and wants our Government to do more to make it right.Going forward we have committed $1.5bn to climate finance around the world, with at least $500m of that to go to the Pacific, and we intend to make further announcements in that space. Continue reading...
Zdroj: The Guardian

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