Australia quashes coal phase-out, climate change in Pacific Forum communique

AUSTRALIAN Prime Minister Scott Morrison offered Pacific Island nations $A500 million to help invest in renewable energy projects and to address climate change challenges earlier this week, while infuriating Pacific nations’ at a regional forum by insisting on watering down climate language.

Australia quashes coal phase-out, climate change in Pacific Forum communique Australia quashes coal phase-out, climate change in Pacific Forum communique Australia quashes coal phase-out, climate change in Pacific Forum communique Australia quashes coal phase-out, climate change in Pacific Forum communique Australia quashes coal phase-out, climate change in Pacific Forum communique

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