Tag Archives: Clean Energy

After Liddell: The future for energy in Muswellbrook

1 August at 18:30–20:00 Muswellbrook Workies 15-17 Sydney street, Muswellbrook, New South Wales 2333 Join Australian Greens spokesperson for climate change and energy Adam Bandt MP and NSW Greens spokesperson for resources and energy Jeremy Buckingham MLC as they outline the Greens’ … Continue reading

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Protect and Strengthen the Renewable Energy Target

The Newcastle and Lake Macquarie Greens are backing calls from the community and renewable energy industry for the Abbott Government to protect and strengthen, not cut, the Renewable Energy Target. Participating in the national Rally for Renewables, Greens by-election candidate for Newcastle … 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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Public Forum 100% Renewables – Mon 17 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Recent reports of a looming gas shortage in eastern Australia and proposals for dealing with it are based on out of date supply-side thinking, in which constraints can only be solved by more investment in infrastructure.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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Investing in Innovation: boosting science and research

If we want a strong economy after the mining boom, boosting our investment in science is vital. That’s why we’ll increase investment in research & innovation to 3% of GDP by 2020, fund Open Access Publishing, support health & medical … Continue reading

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On for young and old this election

THE latest Newspoll survey of voters across the country puts Rudd’s Labor neck-and-neck with the Abbott Coalition in the race for control of the Federal Parliament. It would be a poor outcome for Australia if either old party gained unfettered … Continue reading

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Fortieth anniversary World Environment Day 5 June 2012

The theme for this year’s World Environment Day is ‘Green Economy: Does it include you?’ My response to this question is “not yet”. But I want to make sure my kids are included in one. Forty years ago, the United … Continue reading

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