‘Like MPs from other political parties, the Nationals are motivated by self-interest with rare infusions of the public interest represented by Matthew Canavan and few others. Apparently, enough rural MPs have been persuaded by opinion research purporting to show that rural seats’ voters believe the loud voices declaring “net zero” will be good for the regions. Others realise that any funding and regulatory compensations offered for sacrificing mining and farming would be meagre.
Deputy Nationals leader David David Littleproud says that cast iron guarantees can be offered to protect regional Australia. He claims the Nationals have triumphed in “securing but also growing regional jobs into the future.” This is absurd.’https://spectator.com.au/2021/10/nats-fold-cop26-glasgow/?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=MDS%20%2020211025%20%20GK&utm_content=MDS%20%2020211025%20%20GK+CID_c0d4a136b33c6ab052300168e05b5490&utm_source=CampaignMonitor_Australia&utm_term=ScoMo%20net%20zero%20and%20that%20deal%20%20and%20the%20death%20of%20the%20Nationals