It’s not just that Scott Morrison doesn’t get it. It’s that he doesn’t want to get it when it comes to the magnitude, severity and urgency of the climate challenge.
He relies on his small echo chamber of sycophantic journalists to support his almost daily announcement game/stunts without hesitation, conscience or scrutiny, and to perpetuate the myth of the “cleverness” of his politics.
His statements and inaction are grossly irresponsible. He sells out of the greater national interest for his perceived short-term political gain and in support of his fossil fuel mates. The cost is the lost investment, growth and jobs.
Under mounting global pressure in the run-up to US President Joe Biden’s virtual climate change summit, Morrison has…