Australia risks its reputation as a reliable ally because of net zero stance: former diplomats

Harley Dennett
September 27 2021 - 12:00am
Climate change impacts for future generations will be dire warn diplomats who join a chorus of sectors calling for a net zero commitment. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos
Climate change impacts for future generations will be dire warn diplomats who join a chorus of sectors calling for a net zero commitment. Picture: Dion Georgopoulos

Seventy high-ranking former Australian diplomats have signed an open letter to the government calling for it to commit to net zero emissions by 2050 and stronger climate action by 2030.

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Harley Dennett

Harley Dennett

Public Service Editor

Former federal politics bureau chief for the Canberra Times, via a career that's taken me from rural Victoria to Washington DC. Telling the stories of my local LGBTI community brought me to political journalism, where I've covered eight budgets, four national elections in two countries, Defence, public service and international governance.

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