ARENA’s board faces an uncertain future just days away from expiry. Will funding be extended and will the new board be stacked with Coalition allies?
Having claimed victory in the Eden Monaro by-election, new Labor MP Kristy McBain is called on to deliver a strong voice for climate action in parliament.
In my view, there was already bipartisanship on climate change, in that both parties were committed to not doing enough as slowly as possible. Labor needs to learn how to lead.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese will embrace support for carbon capture projects, provided it doesn’t see funding support redirected from renewables research.
Senate debates Greens legislation that would ban new coal mines in Galilee basin, as Albanese says Australia could still be exporting coal in 2050.
Anthony Albanese confirms Labor will adopt net zero-emissions by 2050 target for Australia, with no “absurd nonsense” carryover credits, but still no mention of vital interim targets.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese set to use a major policy speech to re-confirm 2050 net zero emissions target, but no word on the party’s interim targets.
Details of a pro-coal faction within the Labor party emerge as Labor ponders next steps for climate and energy policies.
Labor leader dismisses chances of crossbench climate bill, while also slamming Morrison government push for new coal plant.
Albanese sells Labor’s clean energy revolution as key to jobs and manufacturing, and promises a future for coking coal industry.