Australian news, and some related international items

Forget the lobbying. It’s the spin that wins on climate, report finds

When it comes to impacting Australia’s climate wars, little can stand up to the fossil fuel industry’s public spin. GEORGIA WILKINS, SEP 24, 2020  

Australia’s fossil fuel industry is relying more on public spin campaigns than traditional lobbying tactics to deliberately undermine climate change policy, a UK environmental think tank argues.

These tactics focus on influencing public opinion and the broader political agenda rather than direct engagement with policymakers.

InfluenceMap, which is funded by environmental and investor groups, says the Minerals Council of Australia had the biggest negative influence on Australian climate-related….(subscribers only)

September 26, 2020 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, climate change - global warming

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