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If it’s an emergency



The government plans to declare a climate emergency in parliament next week.

If it is an emergency, the declaration wouldn’t be delayed until next week,

The announcement of an announcement of the declaration next week is a bit like saying “I’m having a heart attack but don’t worry about calling for an ambulance for a few days.”

If it is an emergency, there will have to be urgent action to deal with it.

If it’s an emergency all policy regulating activity here will not result in an increase in emissions elsewhere.

If it’s an emergency all action will be determined by science rather than politics and bureaucracy.

That would result in an immediate ban on allowing long-lived gases to be off-set by the planting of trees.

And it would take a whole-of-life approach to determining what is and isn’t climate friendly.

If it’s an emergency we can expect drastic…

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