Environment

Environment Climate changeForestryFrackingTamar Valley pulp millSuper trawlerMarine parks Because of the enormous challenge, and severe consequences of inaction, Andrew is in no doubt that dealing with climate change should be a first priority for the Federal...

A STATEMENT FROM ANDREW WILKIE ON THE RENEWABLE ENERGY SELLOUT

18 May 2015 The deal announced today to lower the Renewable Energy Target from 41,000 gigawatt hours to 33,000 gigawatt hours, to fully exempt trade-exposed industries from the target, and presumably to include the burning of forest waste, is a shocking betrayal by...

A STATEMENT ON PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE RET

22 October 2014 The Government’s decision to mandate a real and substantial cut to Australia’s Renewable Energy Target shows an appalling disregard for the environment and Australia’s long term economic self-interest. It also shows again just how beholden the Abbott...