Monday 03 August 2015

All posts tagged Australian Greens Party


Lib-Nat govt under fire over ‘pathetic’ emissions target

Environment groups and political opponents have slammed as “pathetic” a potential goal by Australia’s conservative Liberal-National government to slash Australia’s carbon pollution by a meagre 15 to 25 per cent. Reports the government of the Prime Minister Tony Abbott is …

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Govt, Labor seal deal on Renewable Energy Target

Australia’s conservative Liberal-National federal government and the Labor opposition have reached a bipartisan deal on changes to the Renewable Energy Target (RET), ending a long-running dispute over the


Victoria has $5bn wind farms wait on RET go ahead

As the Labor government in the southern Australian state of Victoria waits for a response on its request that the conservative Liberal-National federal government lift a ban on


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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