Australia’s Human Development Index rating
Reported in the Guardian today that the United Nation’s Human Development Index rating for Australia is yet again very high. Meanwhile our own Federal Government is talking down the quality of life and is doing everything possible to make it a more unfriendly place to live. On climate change Australia is now one of the worst. For a country that has a huge carbon footprint, we are now have a national government doing next to nothing.UN
As Greg Jericho says in his article, the UN’s Human Development ranking suggests Australia leads the world in many criteria, but Australia’s emissions efforts are an embarrassment.
read the article – click here – and note that you can use the many drop down meus to alter the years on most of the graphs.
Paul Costigan, 28 July 2014