Continued government failure on climate change has put Australia on the back foot, especially where electric vehicles are concerned. While we have climate-change-denying policy makers, Australia will fall further behind.
The carbon trading scheme, which was already showing results, was axed by Tony Abbott’s knuckle-dragging dinosaurs. Next came the Liberal anti-EV campaign at the last election, something they now deny. We all remember those ludicrous “Labor is tealing your weekends” statements. Scott Morrison claimed Labor was trying to rob tradies of their utes too, none of which was true.