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Crossbench to call on parliament to declare a ‘climate emergency’ – politics live

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MPs demand action day after water minister David Littleproud said he was unsure if climate change was manmade. All the days events, live 11.44pm BST Zali Steggall is speaking to Laura Jayes on Sky about why she wants the parliament to declare a climate emergency.Essentially, she says, it boils down to a need to act. 11.27pm BST Lisa Cox and Anne Davies have an update on the grasslands story involving Angus Taylor:
Department of the environment officials were acutely sensitive about meeting Angus Taylor over critically endangered grasslands while his family’s company was being investigated for alleged illegal land clearing in New South Wales, according to internal emails.The information is revealed in correspondence that had previously been partially redacted from documents obtained by Guardian Australia under freedom of information laws in June this year. Related: Environment officials sensitive about Angus Taylor grasslands meeting, emails show Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-09-10 22:44:30

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