Four key environmental battlegrounds on the agenda as Australia’s parliament resumes

From fracking in the Beetaloo Basin to using the country’s green bank to underwrite gas-fired power plants, several heavily contested climate and environment policies are on the agenda

Several heavily contested climate and environment policies remain unresolved as federal parliament returns on Tuesday, and may again be the focus of debate over the next month.

Here are some issues you may be reading and hearing about in the weeks ahead.

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