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21    Urgency Motion—Environment—Climate Change Targets

The President informed the Senate that he had received a letter from Senator Siewert advising that today she intended to move—That, in the opinion of the Senate, the following is a matter of urgency:

The Turnbull Government’s commitment to Mr Abbott’s United Nations climate targets that deny scientific realities and will contribute to catastrophic global warming.

The proposal was supported by four senators.

Senator Waters, at the request of Senator Siewert, moved the motion.

Debate ensued.

Question put and passed.