Saturday 28 March 2015

All posts tagged Australian Greens Party

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Special Direct Action treatment for power industry

It has now been revealed that the conservative Liberal-National federal government has proposed a major concession to the heavy-polluting electricity industry in its Direct Action climate change policy. Under the plan Direct Action will exempt individual companies from caps on …

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RET compromise offer met with dismay

As Australia’s clean energy sector moved to break the political impasse over a reduced Renewable Energy Target (RET) for the country the efforts were met with dismay by

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Labor holds off on RET figure as support hits 65%

As the Labor opposition remains coy on the exact amount its wants for Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET), support amongst voters has climbed to 65 per cent. AAP Newsagency

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Hybrid system makes off-grid Flinders Is 60% renewable

The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has today announced $5.5 million in financial support for Hydro Tasmania to develop an innovative off-grid hybrid project on Flinders Island, in

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Aust Greens: Abbott forest call caused global shame

The Australian Greens Party and a conservation group have said conservative Liberal-National Prime Minister Tony Abbott made a "captain's call" over Tasmanian forestry policy that globally humiliated Australia. The

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NSW govt’s CSG plans questioned by inquiry

A parliamentary inquiry into increased Coal Seam Gas (CSG) mining in New South Wales has concluded that such a move would not keep the state’s gas prices down. Shooters

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Lib-Nat govt feels pressure on NSW coalmine

The Agriculture Minister in Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government, Barnaby Joyce, has indicated he is examining ways to deal with farmer and environmentalist concerns over a New South Wales

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CEFC: RET talks set renewables back 12 years

The efforts of the conservative Liberal-National government to scale back Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) have set the industry back 12 years, an upper house Senate estimates hearing

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CEC: one year on no clarity on RET review

One year on from Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government commencing its review of the Renewable Energy Target (RET), the only result has been investment drying up and widespread job

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Lib-Nat govt to ban dredge spoil dumping on Reef

As it seeks to avert United Nations action over its handling of the Great Barrier Reef Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government has formally issued a ban on all dredge

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