Friday 27 February 2015

All posts tagged Australian Greens Party


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 and Fishers Party MP Robert Borsak and the Australian Greens Party’s …

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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


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


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


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


Labor, Greens pressure Lib-Nat govt on climate

Australia’s opposition Labor Party and the Australian Greens Party have stepped up pressure on the conservative Liberal-National government to do more to combat climate change. The moves come in


RET uncertainty makes clean energy ‘uninvestable’

A major clean energy analyst has warned that uncertainty surrounding the Renewable Energy Target (RET) has made the large-scale sector of the industry in Australia "uninvestable”. A report by


Govt figures show Labor’s carbon price worked

The Environment Minister in the conservative Liberal-National government, Greg Hunt, has been criticised for quietly releasing figures just before Christmas that show the second year of Australia’s now-abolished


CCA: Lib-Nat govt climate plan to fail, retain RET

The centrepiece of the conservative Liberal-National government's carbon emissions plan, the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF), alone is unlikely to lead to its aim of an emissions cut of


Concerns over govt handling of Barrier Reef plan

As the debate over the handling of Australia’s World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef continues there are growing concerns that the federal government has not yet publicly released

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