Friday 19 December 2014

All posts tagged Australian Greens Party


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 the submissions on its 35-year draft plan. The conservative Liberal-National government received …

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Poll shows Australians worried by climate change

According to a new poll six out of 10 of Australians think the Australian government’s Direct Action policy has left the country with an inadequate policy response to


Poll shows Vic voters support renewables

A poll commissioned by an activist group has found that voters in the southern Australian state of Victoria want more investment in renewable energy. The ReachTEL survey, commissioned by


Australian Greens opt for reform of party

The Australian Greens Party has emerged from a three-day national conference with constitutional reforms to “streamline” decision-making and “re-engage” its supporters. The Australian Greens national conference which, unlike


Conservationists urge ‘close dirty power stations’

Conservationists have called for the closure of Australia’s dirtiest power stations, in light of a new United Nations report outlining the clearest indications yet of the severe impacts


Lib-Nat govt finally gets Direct Action climate plan

More than three months after repealing Australia’s carbon price laws the conservative Liberal-National government has finally succeeded in replacing the former Labor government's climate policy with one of


Lib-Nat govt bypasses Senate on fuel tax

Australian motorists face higher petrol costs within weeks after the conservative Liberal-National government bypassed the upper house Senate to reintroduce fuel excise indexation. However, the government's backdoor use of


RET cut risks clean energy jobs and investments

An industry group has said New South Wales stands to lose as much as $2.5 billion in investment in 10 approved wind farms that will not proceed if


Labor rejects Lib-Nat govt cuts to RET

The opposition Labor Party has flatly rejected the conservative Liberal-National government’s plans for changes to Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET). In a statement last night Labor said it would


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

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