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Parkes is on the right track

Re: The Parkes Champion Post website 25/3/2021

Professor Flannery was not “sacked by the government”. Rather, after Tony Abbott abolished the Australian Climate Commission for ideological reasons, the Climate Council was founded in 2013 and funded by tens of thousands of Australians creating a new and independent organisation. Flannery heads the Climate Council which is made up of several of the country’s leading climate scientists, health, renewable energy and policy experts.

Rather than be admonished, Parkes Council should be congratulated for participating in the Cities Power Partnership, Australia’s largest local government climate network, made up of 139 councils from across the country, representing…

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