Government controlled committee rejects Zali Steggall’s proposed climate bills, but two Liberals call for net zero 2050 target.
Climate Change Authority tells inquiry that it has not been asked to model a zero emissions pathway for Australia.
Morrison government has not modelled an Australian pathway to zero net emissions, according to information provided by department officials.
Independent MP Zali Steggall welcomes positive response to proposed Climate Change Act, designed to break the climate policy deadlock.
Mike Cannon-Brookes leads group of more than 100 organisations issuing endorsement of Zali Steggall’s Climate Change Bill.
Federal budget viewed as a missed opportunity for a clean energy-led recovery, as Morrison chooses roads over renewables.
Experts say a wave of cheap, renewable energy will wipe away the need for new gas fields, pipelines and power stations. Their arguments make sense.
Federal crossbenchers call for the creation of a dedicated community energy agency, to support local investment in wind and solar.
The Auditor General has included the stalled UNGI program, and the Snowy 2.0 expansion, on its priority list for audits in 2020-21.
Independent MP calls for conscience vote on zero carbon bill as a pathway to stronger climate targets and to kick start green economy recovery.