Federal Labor leader Bill Shorten has referred to climate change as an “emergency,” in his final formal pitch to voters ahead of Saturday’s federal election.
In 2019, climate change has re-emerged as the key issue in the minds of voters. RenewEconomy takes a look at the key parties and independents ahead of the election.
Shorten unveils $75m Renewables Training Package, extends establishment of Renewable Energy Zones to Tasmania, where it makes down-payment on Battery of Nation.
Federal Labor has unveiled a $1bn dollar plan to “supercharge” Australia’s renewable-based hydrogen industry, firing a first shot in what is bound to be a fierce energy policy battle in the lead up to this year’s federal election.
Labor energy policy will attack Coalition’s plan for new coal investment, outline the path to 50 per cent renewable energy, and will likely include a focus on storage and energy efficiency.
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Opposition leader Bill Shorten has accused the Coalition government of policy vandalism on energy, and committed to an emissions intensity scheme that he insists will deliver Labor’s target of 50 per cent renewables in the country’s electricity system by 2030. In a landmark speech at the Bloomberg headquarters in Sydney on Thursday, Shorten said Australia should […]
Bill Shorten tells National Press Club Labor will hold its ground on climate change, and create “real jobs” through renewables.
The official result of the first leader’s debate of this year’s election campaign was a win to Labor’s Bill Shorten. Here’s another interpretation…
Bill Shorten says acting on climate is biggest global economic opportunity of next few decades in budget reply, as Labor recommits support for ARENA.