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‘Most rural Aussies in the middle’ MP says as Nats agrees to 2050 | The Land




THE Nationals have brought their climate views in line with the majority of regional communities after agreeing to a 2050 net-zero emissions target, a senior Nationals MP says.

The details of the plan are yet to be revealed, but it’s understood there will be a large focus on cleaner fuels, electric vehicles, and more renewable energy.

Gippsland MP Darren Chester, who has been vocal in the need for stronger climate action, said when it came to climate, “most of Australia is somewhere about the middle on the issue”.

“There are extremities on the left and the right, but most Australians are somewhere about the sensible centre,” Mr Chester said.

“The world wants Australia to sign up to net zero by 2050 and I think our regional communities want…

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