Australia

PM teases more climate and energy policy

Scott Morrison is promising more climate change and energy policy before the election in May. Source: AAP

The coalition will announce further climate change and energy policy ahead of the federal election, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

Australians can expect more climate change and energy policy from the coalition ahead of the federal election, Prime Minister Scott Morrison says.

Australia has pledged to cut emissions by 26-28 per cent on 2005 levels by 2030 but government projections show that target will be missed by a significant amount on existing policy settings.

But further policy won't include greater targets, with Mr Morrison on Monday labelling Labor's 45 per cent emissions reduction and 50 per cent renewable energy targets as "reckless".

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