Australia: Climate change unit axed in cost-cutting push

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: The Northern Territory Government is disbanding the Energy Policy and Climate Change Unit set up by Labor inside the Environment Department. The Government says the move will save about half a million dollars, and was put forward as a cost-cutting measure by the new Department of Lands, Planning and Environment. Territory Environment Centre spokesman Stuart Blanch says the three-person unit deserved more funding, not the axe. "We don't want to slip behind other states and other countries......

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