Kevin Rudd has indicated that he’s going to be big on report cards during his term. Report cards for his ministers, a report card for himself.

The Climate Institute have kindly provided a cut-out-and-keep list of assessment guidelines for the new PM’s first big assignment: the upcoming meeting of the UN’s Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and Kyoto Protocol in Bali (3-14 December).

In the Climate Institute’s words, “it is hoped that the conference will deliver a ‘mandate’ or roadmap to expand and strengthen the international climate change response within two years.”

These are the guidelines upon which the Climate Institute says the Australian delegation should be judged (click to enlarge):


Over to you, Kevin. We have the red pen out.

Peter Fray

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