Australia changes government as climate action takes centre stage

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Anthony Albanese claims victory on election night. Screenshot via ABC News video It took 10 days to finalise the results for the House of Representatives following the Australian Federal elections on May 21, 2022. However, one thing was clear on election night: the people’s desire for stronger climate action. Voters not only changed the government, they also sent a message to the nation’s political parties that the climate crisis must be acted on urgently. Annabel Crabb, Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) journalist, echoed the thoughts of most commentators: This was the election at whi…

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