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What Labor’s climate bill passing the lower house means for the average Australian

Tom Elliott
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Labor’s climate bill has passed the lower house of federal parliament, meaning it’s increasingly likely the 43 per cent emissions reduction target by 2030 will become enshrined in law.

But what does that mean for the average Australian? And what happens if that target isn’t met?

Tom Elliott spoke with Richie Merzian, Climate and Energy Director at The Australia Institute, about the implications of the Bill, which is highly likely to also pass the upper house with the support of the Greens.

Press PLAY below to hear his insights

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