Australia’s journey to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow was so rocky that until recently, there were question marks over whether Prime Minister Scott Morrison would even attend.Despite intense international lobbying, including from allies such as the United States and Britain, Morrison defied pressure to increase the country’s target of reducing emissions by 26-28 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030.Morrison’s compromise of pledging to sign on to net zero emissions by 2050 was itself a tough…

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