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New low for Labor if they sign up to a plan that suppresses renewables: Bandt

New low for Labor if they sign up to a plan that suppresses renewables: Bandt

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today warned Labor against signing up to a plan that is worse for renewables than doing nothing. 

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NEG may force some states to switch off renewables: Bandt

NEG may force some states to switch off renewables: Bandt

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that Malcolm Turnbull’s ‘National Energy Guarantee’ could see some states directed to have less renewable energy and that government talk of ‘backending’ emissions cuts was dangerous.

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Turnbull has capitulated to climate terrorists to wreck our climate: Bandt

Turnbull has capitulated to climate terrorists to wreck our climate: Bandt

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that Malcolm Turnbull’s capitulation to Tony Abbott is finally complete.

“Yet again, Tony Abbott has emerged victorious on climate change policy,” said Mr Bandt.

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ACCC calls BS on Turnbull/Abbott war on renewable subsidies: Bandt

ACCC calls BS on Turnbull/Abbott war on renewable subsidies: Bandt

Greens climate and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said the ACCC report has confirmed that power prices are going through the roof because big companies are gaming the electricity system, not because of renewable energy.

“The consumer watchdog has belled the cat. Power prices are going through the roof because big companies are gaming the system, not because of renewable energy targets,” said Mr Bandt.

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Penalty Rates decision shows labour laws broken and parliament must now override cuts: Bandt

Penalty Rates decision shows labour laws broken and parliament must now override cuts: Bandt 

Our labour laws are broken if they allow cuts to the wages of low paid workers and Parliament must now step in and back the Greens' move to override cuts to penalty rates, Greens workplace relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said today. 

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Abbott a dangerous fool who still runs the show: Bandt

Abbott a dangerous fool who still runs the show: Bandt

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that Tony Abbott is a dangerous fool who could be simply ignored were it not for his ability to dictate Malcolm Turnbull's climate policy.

“Tony Abbott is a dangerous fool who could simply be ignored were it not for his power to write Malcolm Turnbull's climate policy,” said Mr Bandt.

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Waxing lyrical about cheap renewables isn’t a national plan: Bandt

Waxing lyrical about cheap renewables isn’t a national plan: Bandt

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today slammed speculation that the Turnbull government is backing away from the Clean Energy Target, saying that while the cost of renewables is falling, a coherent national policy is essential to rapidly drive the transition away from coal. Mr Bandt also said Labor’s failure to plan for coal closure would hobble the energy transition.

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Greens call for Royal Commission into Underpayment of Penalty Rates and Other Wage Theft

Greens call for Royal Commission into Underpayment of Penalty Rates and Other Wage Theft

Following the release of a Senate Inquiry into penalty rates, Greens spokesperson for industrial relations Adam Bandt MP today announced that the Greens are calling for a Royal Commission to fully investigate the extent of wage theft and below-award payment in Australia.

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Greens push for national energy storage target and incentives

GREENS PUSH FOR NATIONAL ENERGY STORAGE TARGET
AND INCENTIVES

 

The Australian Greens have announced a new policy for a 20 GW national energy storage target and incentives for households and business to invest in energy storage. 

The policy was launched in Adelaide by Deputy Leader and spokesperson on climate and energy, Adam Bandt MP and Senator for South Australia Sarah Hanson-Young.

 

The Greens would put in place a legislated target of 20 GW of multi-hour storage by 2030, with annual milestones across the National Electricity Market and WA and NT networks.

The new Energy Storage Target is modelled on the existing Renewable Energy Target as well as overseas storage targets.

The policy includes:

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'Fossil Fuel Fail' as Turnbull secures high gas prices for Australians

'Fossil Fuel Fail' as Turnbull secures high gas prices for Australians

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said Malcolm Turnbull has ensured that households and industry will pay an arm and a leg for gas for years to come.

“Malcolm Turnbull has thrown the towel in the ring after being intimidated by big gas companies,” said Mr Bandt.

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