Wednesday 22 October 2014

All posts tagged Australian Greens Party


Lib-Nat govt to cut RET back to ‘real’ 20 per cent

In a move that would seriously inhibit future development of major renewable energy projects the conservative Liberal-National government has revealed its position on the future of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET). The Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane today told the National …

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Palmer hints at Direct Action deal with govt

Federal politician and mining magnate the Palmer United Party leader Clive Palmer has confirmed he's had "very productive" talks with the conservative Liberal-National government about its Direct Action


Australia bottoms out in green leadership index

There’s probably no surprise in the fact that Australia has ended up second last in the latest Global Green Economy Index (GGEI), ranking 57 out of 58


Labor makes some RET concessions

The aluminium sector appears set to receive an exemption from Australia’s contentious Renewable Energy Target (RET) after the opposition Labor Party hinted at concessions on the nation’s flagship

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Parties agree ‘no case’ for RET change

The leaders of three non-government parties, including the Labor opposition have agreed there is no case for a change to Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET). Labor leader Bill Shorten


Greens offer Direct Action deal to save RET

In a surprise move the leader of the Australian Greens Party, Senator Christine Milne, has thrown Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government a lifeline that could rescue its beleaguered Direct


ARENA: ‘business as usual’ amidst closure threat

As Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government continues to threaten the existence of the Australian renewable energy Agency (ARENA) the body says it is “business as usual”. The upper house Senate


ARENA future set for PUP Senate showdown

Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government seems determined to press ahead with its attempts to close down the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) in a move that could see it


Palmer conditions for ETS toned down

The leader of the minority Palmer United Party (PUP), Clive Palmer, has softened the conditions under which his proposed Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) would be launched. Mr Palmer, a


Palmer confirms no support for RET abolition

As the debate over the future of Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) intensifies the leader of the Palmer United Party (PUP) has confirmed that his senators will not

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