Labor calls for end to ‘decade-long barney’ on climate wars in post-pandemic recovery

Posted by on May 15, 2020 4:00 pm
Categories: Global Stories

Jim Chalmers says his party is prepared to make some compromises by supporting the national energy guarantee

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”.

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