We present a snapshot comparison of the 2019 Federal Party Platforms to SCD’s recommendations since 2015. The detailed assessment illustrates key statements that were used for the colour coding.

We are happy to see that climate change is taking important space in this election campaign. We noticed interesting pledges in almost all the parties. 

We note, however, that none of the platforms alone is sufficient to get us to where we need to go to limit global temperature increase to within 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels.

Please note that we are continuously updating this assessment with new information and pledges as they are announced. We are happy to receive comments at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., recognising that there is a certain subjectivity to this assessment.  

pdfSnapshot assessment

pdfDetailed assessment

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Analysis by Divya Sharma and Catherine Potvin, with input from Normand Mousseau. 

Last updated: 26/09/2019