"Climate action is firmly on the political agenda in both Australia and the
United States, following a recent change in government in both nations. As this
year’s Australia-US Ministerial Consultations (AUSMIN) get underway in
Washington, the Albanese and Biden administrations appear keen for deeper
bilateral cooperation on tackling climate change.
New research has found the political impetus for this cooperation is reflected
in the views of Australians. It shows many Australians believe our defence
alliance with the US should be extended to include greater collaboration on
In this respect, the US-Australia Alliance is seen by many Australians as an
incomplete project. It’s now time for both the Australian and US governments to
turn their rhetoric on climate cooperation into reality."
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