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Mining State Western Australia to Legislate Net-Zero by 2050

The Western Australian (WA) Labor government will formally enshrine net-zero emissions in law by 2050 and reduce government emissions by 80 percent by the end of this decade.
The policy, to be introduced to parliament this year, will create statutory requirements to set emission reduction targets for businesses and investors and provide a framework for the state’s climate response.
WA Climate Action Minister Reece Whitby described climate change as “the greatest challenge of our lifetime.”
“We need to take decisive action this decade,” he said on Jan. 24. “This legislation will help accelerate our transition to net-zero emissions in a responsible and achievable way.”…

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