“Either 2016 sees the last of abbott or a shrinking Australia will see the last of the G20!
Abbott, aided by his crazies, is taking us all to Hell in a Handbasket.”
Originally posted on Ærchies Archive - Digital Detritus:
The G20 is a meeting of the leaders of the most powerful countries in the world.
Australia is one of those countries, ranked at No 20 in terms of population, N0 18 in terms of GDP.
We scrape in by virtue of our geographical position and our ethnography. That, and our extreme quarryishness.
The leaders of the big two countries, the USA and China, have spoken about matters of earth-shattering importance.
Or, perhaps, Earth-saving importance.
In the face of irrefutable evidence of Climate Change and the dire consequences of doing nothing at all, they have come to an agreement to reduce their emissions over the next fifteen years.
China agreed to slow and then stop (the increase in) its emissions by 2030 while the US said it would reduce emissions by up to 28 per cent by 2025. Australia has committed to a 5 per cent cut in…
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