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TAYLOR'S 'OPEN MIND' ON NUCLEAR ENERGY IS FRIGHTENING: BANDT

Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said that Angus Taylor’s comments that he had an “open mind” on the use of nuclear energy, following Barnaby Joyce’s push for nuclear, shows the energy debate in this country is getting hijacked by right-wing ideologues with a fixation on...


BARNABY JOYCE RISKING A CHERNOBYL IN AUSTRALIA

BARNABY JOYCE - RISKING A CHERNOBYL IN AUSTRALIA   07/12/2019 Greens climate change and energy spokesperson and Acting Leader Adam Bandt MP today said Barnaby Joyce should stop risking a Chernobyl-style meltdown in Australia and instead listen to the public and the experts. “It’s tempting to ignore Barnaby Joyce as a...



TAYLOR WILL TRY AND AVOID CLIMATE ACTION FOREVER: GREENS

TAYLOR WILL TRY AND AVOID CLIMATE ACTION FOREVER: GREENS 07/11/2019 Greens climate change and energy spokesperson and Acting Leader, Adam Bandt MP, today said that Angus Taylor’s apparent refusal to convene the COAG energy council is more evidence that this government does not care about climate action whatsoever.



If Labor fast tracks Adani, the Greens will strike in the inner city: Bandt

If Labor fast tracks Adani, the Greens will strike in the inner city: Bandt Greens Deputy Leader and spokesperson for climate change and energy Adam Bandt MP today warned Labor against fast tracking Adani. Not only will this put lives at risk by making climate change worse, but Labor would...


Greens welcome Labor’s wage theft commitment, urge more action from Labor on minimum wage

Greens welcome Labor’s wage theft commitment, urge more action from Labor on minimum wage Greens employment and industrial relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today welcomed Labor’s announcement that it would establish a new small claims tribunal to enforce orders for the payment of wages. Mr Bandt noted this announcement follows...



Labor’s gas plan is a climate bomb that’s worse than Adani: Greens

Labor’s gas plan is a climate bomb that’s worse than Adani: Greens Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today warned that if Labor’s plan to spend $1.5 billion in taxpayer dollars to frack Australia’s northern gas fields goes ahead, we can kiss our Paris commitments goodbye. Mr...


Garrett’s right on climate emergency, the beds are burning: Bandt

Garrett’s right on climate emergency, the beds are burning: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today backed former Labor Minister Peter Garrett’s call for an incoming Labor government to declare and act on the climate emergency. “The beds are burning and Peter Garrett is right,” said...



Greens to mandate carbon risk reporting for large companies

Greens to mandate carbon risk reporting for large companies Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP and Greens treasury spokesperson Senator Peter Whish-Wilson today launched a new Greens policy to introduce mandatory carbon risk reporting for Australia’s biggest companies, and to make directors responsible for managing carbon risk....


Bandt announces Greens push for Future of Work Commission

Bandt announces Greens push for Future of Work CommissionGreens Deputy Leader and industrial relations spokesperson Adam Bandt MP has today used an address to the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry to announce that the Greens will establish an independent Future of Work Commission, charged with ensuring technology and automation...