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SA’s climate emergency: prepare for carbon footprint tracking

4 June 2022

4:00 AM

4 June 2022

4:00 AM

The new South Australian Labor government has declared a ‘climate emergency’.

Climate lockdowns, surveillance of your ‘carbon footprint’, and restrictions on how much fuel and meat you consume might sound like a conspiracy theories now, but the stage is being set for them to appear in the near future.

As historian Dr Stephen Chavura noted in response to Labor’s motion, ‘Emergency is the language that you use when democracy is no longer working for you.

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