Australia’s right-wing government: the shape of things to come?
Australia is on high-alert as temperatures soar above 40C and smoke haze blankets the cities. 20,000 people in Sydney demonstrated on December 11th as firefighters try to save lives, property, wildlife, stock and pets. Their spokesman said: It is this Government, the NSW Government, who have failed,” he said. “We have got no water and a state and country that is in drought. We need a government that takes action” but climate activist Gavin Stanbrook said the people in power were “wedded to digging every ounce of coal out of the grounds.
Will the new British government even consider taking the action needed to mitigate the dire effects of climate change?