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Sunny side up: Australia can seize a climate of opportunity

The most important thing to happen in Australian politics this week, and probably in any week since the election, is that Anthony Albanese transformed Labor's framing of climate and energy.

And, as we know from the last dozen years of hard-won experience, you can’t win an election without winning the politics of climate and energy.

  • Peter Hartcher
  • WAtoday

Ever since both John Howard and Kevin Rudd went to the 2007 election promising emissions trading schemes, Australian politics in this field might have been titled after a Dostoyevsky novel Crime and Punishment.

It’s been about carbon crimes and how to punish them.

The emphasis has been on who…

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