Sunday 25 January 2015

All posts tagged Australian Greens Party


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 light of a new report showing 2014 as the hottest year …

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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


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

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