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ENVIRONMENT—CLIMATE CHANGE

Senator Milne, pursuant to notice of motion not objected to as a formal motion, moved general business notice of motion no. 119—That the Senate acknowledges that climate change is real, human induced and that urgent action to reduce greenhouse emissions is required to achieve the goal, to which Australia committed under the Copenhagen Accord, namely, constraining global warming to 2oC above pre-industrial levels.

Statement by leave: The Leader of the Opposition in the Senate (Senator Abetz), by leave, made a statement relating to the motion.

Question put and passed.