Tony Abbott

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, described this week by author and activist Naomi Klein as a "climate villain," is cracking down further on environmental groups—and democracy itself—by seeking to repeal a section of the country's conservation law that allows green groups to mount legal challenges to environmental approvals. The move is...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
In a pair of interviews given ahead of her upcoming visit to Australia, author...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
The target set by Abbott—who will not attend the talks in person—falls well below the goal recommended by Australia's government body of independent experts, the Climate Change Authority. (Photo: SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty Images)
Environmental campaigners, scientists, and officials blasted Australian Prime...

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