The government is under pressure to do more to tackle global heating but critics say the PM has instead employed ‘Trumpian misrepresentation’
- Morrison refuses to budge on target as Biden pledges to halve US emissions
- US vows to cut its emissions by at least 50% by 2030
As Australia came under international pressure to lift its climate commitments ahead of a virtual summit hosted by the US president the prime minister, Scott Morrison, and his emissions reduction minister, Angus Taylor, have made a series of claims to defend the government’s position.
Do they stack up? Adam Morton looks at the evidence.