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Ebony Bennett | Science before politics crucial in climate change fight

Ebony Bennett
March 4 2023 - 5:30am
More than 100 gas and coal projects are awaiting approval across Australia. Picture Shutterstock
More than 100 gas and coal projects are awaiting approval across Australia. Picture Shutterstock

Just as the recent economic policy debate about tax breaks for multimillionaire superannuants has been overshadowed by sensationalist tabloid journalism (instead of what constitutes a dignified retirement), now the debate about climate policy risks being dominated by history wars and partisan politics - instead of what the science has been telling us for decades.

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Ebony Bennett

Ebony Bennett

Canberra Times columnist

Ebony Bennett is deputy director for The Australia Institute and a former Greens media advisor and a regular columnist for The Canberra Times.

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