The new mantra of the Rudd Government is that Australia will do “no more and no less” than the rest of the world on the climate crisis (even if that means we head into catastrophic, runaway climate change?).
However it seems we can’t even reach that most mediocre of goals. A recent assessment by the German NGO German Watch of the world’s 57 most polluting nations put Australia fourth last, or 57th out of 60 (the top three spots were left blank due to no country deserving them). Maybe Rudd’s new mantra should be “we will do no more and no less than Kazakhstan“.
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