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FOR – Amendments to Climate Change Bill 2022

Independent Senator David Pocock moved amendments to the bill:

(1) Clause 12, page 7 (line 24), at the end of subclause (1), add: ; and (g) the progress made during the year towards reducing Australia's scope 3 emissions of greenhouse gas. (2) Clause 15, page 11 (after line 2), after subclause (3A), insert: (3B) The advice given under subsection (1) must include an explanation of how the Climate Change Authority has taken into account the best available scientific knowledge for the purposes of giving the advice. 

The motion was voted down with 47 votes against and 15 in favour.

Senator Pocock voted YES.