Australia Sees An Outbreak of Climate Statesmanship

Mon, 2006-08-28 10:25Ross Gelbspan
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Australia Sees An Outbreak of Climate Statesmanship

While Australian Prime Minister John Howard continues to downplay the potential severity of climate change, the leaders of the State of South Australia are taking matters into their own hands by committing to reduce emissions 60 percent below 1990 levels by 2050 and providing 20 percent of the state's electricity from renewables by 2014.