The Greens will use a potential ‘balance of power’ position after the next election to seek a moratorium on new fossil fuel projects.
More than $1.15 million in fossil fuel donations flowed to Labor and Coalition in 2020-21, including gas industry and the Beetaloo Basin proponents.
Albanese says Labor has presented a costed, effective, climate change policy, while Morrison’s net zero “pamphlet” lacks the certainty industry needs.
Climate think tank says emissions targets of both the Coalition and Labor fall well short of the ambition needed for Australia to remain competitive.
Labor’s ‘solar banks’ policy could break down the barriers to solar ownership for the millions of households who can’t install rooftop solar.
Labor to take a 43 per cent emissions target to the next federal election, and a paired back policy platform designed to blunt Morrison scare campaign.
While major questions will remain over the Morrison government’s climate policies, focus will shift to Labor for it to deliver its alternative plan.
Labor’s Chris Bowen not opposed to hydrogen from fossil fuels, but says Morrison government shouldn’t ‘bastardise’ clean energy agencies in pursuit of it.
Labor’s Chris Bowen says medium-term emissions targets need to drive “greatest economic transformation since the Industrial Revolution”.
Albanese says the opportunities created through action on climate change would have a wide-reaching benefit for the Australian economy.