The climate crisis looms as the Coalition fiddles with fossil fuels | Greg Jericho

The government is like a smoker switching to low-tar cigarettes. Its energy policy is just a sop

We may be dealing with a health crisis, but the climate change crisis has not gone away, nor become any less urgent. In fact, the opposite.

A few conservative commentators have suggested Covid-19 shows what a real crisis looks like compared with, in their opinion, the hyperventilating over climate change.

Related: Business, unions and green groups call for sustainable Covid-19 recovery with clean energy transition

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Greg Jericho writes on economics for Guardian Australia

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