The Nationals won’t support a much tougher 2030 emissions target, Barnaby Joyce says

Junior party is being briefed on Morrison government’s climate policy proposal by minister Angus Taylor

The Nationals leader, Barnaby Joyce, has suggested it is “highly unlikely” his party will agree to Australia significantly increasing its 2030 emissions reductions target, ahead of a party room meeting to discuss the Morrison government’s climate policy.

The Liberal energy minister, Angus Taylor, has been tasked with walking the junior partner through the climate proposal, with the Nationals to make a decision on what they’re prepared to support following Sunday’s presentation.

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