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Kids should defy PM’s school lecture: Bandt

Kids should defy PM’s school lecture: Bandt Students planning to participate in a national school strike this Friday calling for emergency action on climate change should ignore the Prime Minister’s hectoring Question Time speech, Greens Deputy Leader and climate and energy spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP, said today. Mr Bandt asked...


Labor's timid energy plan continues to protect coal from carbon price: Bandt

Labor's timid energy plan continues to protect coal from carbon price: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP said Labor’s energy policy announced today fails to tackle coal and is another capitulation to Tony Abbott by dumping a carbon price in favour of a policy scavenged from...



Ending Australia's thermal coal exports by 2030

Quit Coal: Ending Australia’s thermal coal exports by 2030 Greens Deputy Leader and climate and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP has outlined a significant new election policy on coal when addressing a conference of the United Firefighters Union in Hobart today. Highlighting the link between worsening bushfires and climate change,...


Greens will push Labor to restore carbon price

Greens will push Labor to restore carbon price In the wake of the collapse of the Liberal vote and their ditching of the National Energy Guarantee, Greens Deputy Leader and climate change and energy spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP, has called on Labor to commit to re-implementing the carbon price agreed...



Labor repeat Rudd mistake by reheating NEG instead of talking to Greens

Labor repeat Rudd mistake by reheating NEG instead of talking to Greens. Greens spokesperson for climate change and energy Adam Bandt MP and Greens Leader Senator Richard Di Natale wrote to their Labor counterparts Bill Shorten and Mark Butler in late August after the toppling of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and...


Greens slam Liberals for continuous attacks on research and academic freedom

Greens slam Liberals for continuous attacks on research and academic freedom Greens science and research spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today slammed the Liberals for their continued attacks on research and academic freedom. Mr Bandt said actions of Minister Birmingham and his successor, Minister Tehan, show the contempt with which the...



Greens back union & ACF call for independent authority to manage transition away from coal

Greens back union & ACF call for independent authority to manage transition away from coal Greens Co-Deputy Leader and climate change and energy spokesperson, Adam Bandt MP today backed separate calls from unions, a UNSW study and the Australian Conservation Foundation for an independent energy transition authority to manage the...


Labor backing of Liberal coal plan outrageous: Bandt

Labor backing of Liberal coal plan outrageous: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today slammed revelations from Labor that they would allow the construction or refurbishment of coal-fired power stations if the contracts were signed under the Liberals before the election. Mr Bandt also attacked Labor’s...



Government’s plan to bring down prices is a con: Bandt

Government’s plan to bring down prices is a con: Bandt Greens climate change and energy spokesperson Adam Bandt MP today slammed the government’s latest attempt at an energy plan, saying the price ‘safety net’ was a con and the coal slush-fund an irresponsible use of public money that will make...


Wentworth lesson—plan for coal exit or get punished: Bandt

Wentworth lesson—plan for coal exit or get punished: Bandt Greens Co-Deputy Leader and spokesperson for climate change and energy Adam Bandt MP today said that the Wentworth by-election result makes it clear that if you’re a government without a plan to tackle climate change, you need to plan for your...