Greens leader Adam Bandt says Australia missing out on chance to embrace Green New Deal in Covid response, calls Morrison government policies ‘criminal’.
Labor, Greens and Independent MPs called for transparency around federal government’s economic response to Covid-19, as it looks set to embrace fossil fuels at expense of green recovery.
The Australian Greens pitch vision for a green Covid-19 economic response, including 100 per cent renewables and a revived, green, manufacturing sector.
Newly elected Australian Greens leader Adam Bandt issues call for a Green New Deal, slams “dismal” record of “Scotty from marketing.”
Morrison government blocks motion moved by Greens, supported by Labor and cross-benchers, to declare a climate change emergency.
Federal Greens MP Adam Bandt presents legislation to ban coal use by 2030 as Liberals seek to pressure Labor over internal divisions over policy.
Greens-led, Labor-backed effort to block Coalition from underwriting coal-fired generation in Australia narrowly defeated in Parliament.