In The Daily Fix, Crikey taps into the wisdom of experts and community leaders to find solutions to problems. Today: climate change.

The federal government, above everything else, has to stop allowing a particular industry sector free rein to write energy policy. It's become so normalised for coal and gas interests to write Coalition policy that it would be a huge break if they evicted all the lobbyists and embedded staff and stopped taking industry money.

I understand that there is zero chance of the present government doing this, but a hypothetical future government could.