Category Archives: Coal Seam Gas

Grill the Greens – Gloucester – Saturday 15th

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Taxpayers should not fund bail-out bill for small coal seam gas companies

The Greens NSW mining and coal seam gas spokesperson Jeremy Buckingham today said that with public opinion set against coal seam gas and the oil price in the doldrums, the Baird Government should not be using taxpayers money to bail-out … Continue reading

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Labor leaves Hunter to face gas threat

Greens by-election candidate for Newcastle Cr Michael Osborne has called on the Labor Party to explain why their new coal seam gas policy doesn’t protect the Hunter.The call follows an announcement by Labor leader John Robertson that the ALP would … Continue reading

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Fossil Fuels RIP

  Newcastle Greens hopes you will attend our Forum ‘Dancing with the devil is a risk we can’t afford’ at Newcastle Town Hall on Friday May 16 at 7.30pm. Special Guests include: Jeremy Buckingham MLC; Simon Sheikh from Fossil free Australia; … Continue reading

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Dancing With The Devil: A Risk We Can’t Afford

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Movie Night 15th March

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Put Gas Expansion on the Policy Scrapheap

Recent reports of a looming gas shortage in eastern Australia and proposals for dealing with it are based on out of date supply-side thinking, in which constraints can only be solved by more investment in infrastructure. This mid-20th century worldview … Continue reading

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Clear the Air in Newcastle with a Clean Air Act

It’s time we took the air we breathe more seriously. Industries continue to pump dangerous emissions into our atmosphere that have huge costs to human health – and Australia’s air quality protections are lagging behind. The Greens will deliver a … Continue reading

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Movie Night – Friday July 19th

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Greens Candidate Interviewed by NBN at Fossil Fuel Forum

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