Young and Regional

Climate change minister Chris Bowen vows crackdown on Australia's biggest emitters before COP27

Soofia Tariq
Updated November 3 2022 - 7:03am, first published 5:01am

Australia's climate change minister admits "we've left it very late" to take action on climate change as he plans to restrict emissions from new fossil fuel projects and the existing biggest polluters.

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Soofia Tariq

Soofia Tariq


Soofia joined the Canberra Times in 2022 as the cadet. She is now a general news reporter, covering everything from local stories to ACT and federal politics. She previously interned and was an audio producer at The Guardian Australia. She has also worked at 2SER Radio and City Hub Sydney. Her email is

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