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Abbott decision criticised

CC-logoAbbott decision to scrap Climate Commission criticised by UK climate action institute.

The Grantham Research Institute in The London School of Economics, is one body that’s long advocated more action on climate change.

ABC radio report today:

“Well I think most people from outside Australia will find this a very strange move. For any government, having a source of independent expert advice on an issue that’s as complicated as climate change is really invaluable. And for Mr Abbott to decide that he doesn’t want to listen to the experts anymore because he doesn’t want to have to deal with climate change is a bit like somebody saying ‘I want to get rid of cancer by not listening to the doctors anymore’. It’s a completely inexplicable and incomprehensible decision.” Said Bob Ward, The London School of Economics’ Grantham Research Institute.

Bob Ward from The London School of Economics’ Grantham Research Institute, spoke to ABC reporter Mary Gearin in London.

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