Labor calls for end to ‘decade-long barney’ on climate wars in post-pandemic recovery
Jim Chalmers says his party is prepared to make some compromises by supporting the national energy guarantee
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The shadow treasurer Jim Chalmers says if the Morrison government is serious about kickstarting the economy after the coronavirus, it will seek bipartisan agreement with Labor on a new energy policy, and end the decade long climate wars.
In an interview with Guardian Australia’s politics podcast, Chalmers says Labor was prepared to end the “decade-long barney” in the last parliament by supporting the national energy guarantee to “get some certainty in the system”.