Australians should be worried about future emissions. To be told otherwise is absurd | Jeff Sparrow

By not caring about 2050, our politicians are announcing their indifference to a world in which children have become parents

“We are not worried, or I’m certainly not worried, about what might happen in 30 years’ time.”

With that, deputy prime minister Michael McCormack distills the absurdity of Australian climate politics into a single sentence of overproof idiocy.

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