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Climate Commission Closure

Wednesday 25th September / presented by Daniel Cleary

The Abbott government abolished the Climate Commission as part of cuts to reduce the budget deficit.

This comes at a time when the Coalition announced there will be no science portfolio in the new government, so has many concerned about the Coalitions commitment to issues of climate change.

Jemma Green is a Senior Research Fellow at the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute who says the decision is based on political ideology rather than finances.

Andy Snelling talked to Jemma in the studio with more about the story.

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