Greens leader Adam Bandt says Australia missing out on chance to embrace Green New Deal in Covid response, calls Morrison government policies ‘criminal’.
The Australian Greens pitch vision for a green Covid-19 economic response, including 100 per cent renewables and a revived, green, manufacturing sector.
The Morrison government is ignoring its own advice when it pours money into offshore oil reserves, rather than building the foundations of a green economy.
Senate debates Greens legislation that would ban new coal mines in Galilee basin, as Albanese says Australia could still be exporting coal in 2050.
Senate passes motion calling on the Morrison government to extend the life of the Australian Renewable Energy Agency that faces funding cliff.
Newly elected Australian Greens leader Adam Bandt issues call for a Green New Deal, slams “dismal” record of “Scotty from marketing.”
Greens demand answers and the Climate Council slams the Government for once again sitting on greenhouse emissions data, ignoring release deadline.
Greens battery policy would offer incentives of up to $7000 per battery, and up to double that for low-income households.
Greens call out federal Coalition’s “dodgy accounting” efforts to minimise emissions targets, as government says heatwaves and droughts will reduce abatement because it is killing crops.
Greens-led, Labor-backed effort to block Coalition from underwriting coal-fired generation in Australia narrowly defeated in Parliament.