Malcolm Turnbull has the right vision but once again tricky politics got in the way

Malcolm Turnbull photographed in front of an Australian flag.
7 April 2021

The ferocity of conflicts over coal still throws spanners in the works of Australian politics.

Malcolm Turnbull’s removal as chair of the NSW Net Zero Emissions and Clean Economy Board is a stark example of the difficulties Australian governments have in dealing with climate change and the transition to clean energy.

And yet, the momentum in the shift to a cleaner economy will ultimately sweep aside the adverse politics.

Read more of this opinion article by Prof Frank Jotzo and Prof Mark Howden in the Sydney Morning Herald.