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Tag: "Malcolm Turnbull"

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Back to 2009: Abbott declares war on everything

Back to 2009: Abbott declares war on everything

Tony Abbott has drawn new battle-lines with interviews and an article that is a horror-show of ignorance, bias, conservative ideology and political dogma. Turnbull’s efforts to appease the right wing has gotten him and the Australian economy nowhere.

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The Turnbull-Frydenberg investment bank: Bullying, cronyism and Captain's picks

The Turnbull-Frydenberg investment bank: Bullying, cronyism and Captain’s picks

Despite Finkel, despite our COP 21 obligations, Turnbull does nothing. No electricity policy, no vehicle emission standards, no policy in other areas of the economy. Worst of all, the Liddell negotiations are a gross misuse of the AEMO reports for political purposes.

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Liddell: Climate change and air pollution medical negligence

Liddell: Climate change and air pollution medical negligence

With an estimated 3000 deaths pa and many illnesses in Australia due to heart and lung disease from air pollution The Prime Minister’s proposal to keep open heavily polluting Liddell as the solution to his government’s failures in energy policy must be condemned.

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Weatherill lets fly at right wing attack against renewables

Weatherill lets fly at right wing attack against renewables

Jay Weatherill in pugnacious mood at launch of Mark Butler’s Climate Wars book, promising to repeat his Frydenberg shirtfront with PM Turnbull if given the opportunity.

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COAG: Can democracy weed out climate deniers?

COAG: Can democracy weed out climate deniers?

Turnbull’s recent use of the word “delusional” reminds us that climate denial is still alive and kicking in mainstream Australian politics.

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Greens Senator for SA visits battery storage facility in Southern California

Greens Senator for SA visits battery storage facility in Southern California

Australian Greens Senator for South Australia Sarah Hanson-Young has called on Malcolm Turnbull to intervene to end the delay in fixing energy market rules, including the 5-minute rule, to allow battery storage to compete fairly.

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How the far Right have hijacked Australia's energy policy

How the far Right have hijacked Australia’s energy policy

Last week’s speech by NSW energy minister Don Harwin was exactly the sort of thing Malcolm Turnbull used to say about climate and energy policies, before he became master of all he surveyed – apart from his own climate and energy policies.

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Fiji asks Turnbull to lobby Trump to stay with Paris climate deal

Fiji asks Turnbull to lobby Trump to stay with Paris climate deal

Fiji, host of this year’s climate talks, has asked Malcolm Turnbull to urge Trump to stay with the Paris climate deal. “Climate change is not a hoax, it is frighteningly real,” Fiji PM says.

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Victoria steps up climate ambition. Turnbull takes two steps back

Victoria steps up climate ambition. Turnbull takes two steps back

In the face of an increasingly divided Turnbull government, Victoria’s Labor government has upped the ante on climate action, pledging to cut state emissions by up to 20 per cent within three years on the road to zero net emissions by 2050.

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Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

Turnbull Government is wrong to pretend we can burn our way to climate safety

We are in the midst of experiencing the impacts of dangerous global warming, which made it all the more jarring when the Federal Government came out championing the big polluters that are driving global warming.

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Turnbull leads attack on wind as Coalition readies carbon price backflip

Turnbull leads attack on wind as Coalition readies carbon price backflip

Malcolm Turnbull joins right wing bloggers in blaming wind energy for last week’s blackout. It seems renewable energy will be sacrificed as Coalition admits Direct Action is a farce, prepares the ground for a baseline and credit scheme. And more gas and more coal.