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Australian Greens launch NSW Renewable Energy Zones

Australian Greens launch NSW Renewable Energy Zones Australian Greens co-deputy leader Adam Bandt MP and NSW Australian Greens Senator Dr Mehreen Faruqi today announced that The Australian Greens’ plan for the creation of 8 renewable energy zones in NSW, which have the potential to unlock over 40GW of renewable energy. ...


Government confirms climate accounting trick as pollution continues to rise: Greens

Government confirms climate accounting trick as pollution continues to rise: Greens Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said that the latest emissions projections report, released today, confirms the government intends to cook the books on climate to halve its measly targets. Mr Bandt called on Labor to...



Labor conference fails on climate and coal as Liberals’ Taylor misleads on Paris

Labor conference fails on climate and coal as Liberals’ Taylor misleads on Paris Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today expressed his disappointment that Labor’s National Conference has failed to act on coal. “It is fundamentally dishonest to move motions about the climate emergency but then have...


Pigs will fly before heroic MYEFO wage growth forecasts come true

Pigs will fly before heroic MYEFO wage growth forecasts come true Greens employment spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today noted MYEFO joins 8 years of heroic wage growth forecasts that haven’t come true, making this mid-year update more fantasy than reality. “If history is anything to go by, we’ll see pigs...



Australia inhibiting real climate action at home and abroad: Bandt

Australia inhibiting real climate action at home and abroad: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today noted that the release of this year’s ‘Mid-Year Financial and Economic Outlook’, which shows spending on climate change decreasing every year to 2021-2022, reflects the same disdain this government has...


Greens will leave no stone unturned to block government spending money on coal: Bandt

Greens will leave no stone unturned to block government spending money on coal: Bandt Referring to Energy Minister Angus Taylor's call for proposals for the government’s underwriting fund, Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt warned the government that the Greens will leave no stone unturned in efforts to...



Australia sucks up to Trump at Katowice

Australia sucks up to Trump at Katowice Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today said the Morrison government was sucking up to Donald Trump at the global climate change conference (the 24th Conference of the Parties) in Katowice, Poland. Instead of siding with countries who are serious about...


Bandt welcomes Labor support for coal-fired power funding prohibition bill

Bandt welcomes Labor support for coal-fired power funding prohibition bill Greens climate and energy spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP, has welcomed Labor’s decision to back his Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition Bill, introduced into the House of Representatives yesterday.



Government must heed Attenborough climate warning: Bandt

Government must heed Attenborough climate warning: Bandt Australian Greens climate and energy spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP, says the Morrison government must heed Sir David Attenborough’s warning that climate change is a threat to human civilisation.


Bandt introduces bill to stop government bankrolling coal

Bandt introduces bill to stop government bankrolling coal Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today introduced the Coal-Fired Power Funding Prohibition Bill 2018 into the House of Representatives, which prevents the Commonwealth from providing financial assistance to coal-fired power plants. The scope of Mr Bandt’s bill is...