Tag Archives: Renewable Energy

Newcastle To Get Lion’s Share of Transition Funding under Greens Plan

Newcastle and the Hunter Valley will be eligible for a major share of $250 million in upfront investment to support and assist coal workers and coal communities to manage the transition to a low carbon future under a plan announced … 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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Planning our way out of a brown paper bag

THE latest revelations in the Independent Commission Against Corruption have highlighted the urgent need to go back to first principles to get good planning back on track in Newcastle. This is especially so in light of the Planning Assessment Commission … 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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Super funds can drive push for green energy

COMMUNITIES are taking whatever action is necessary and saying: Enough is enough. It’s time to move our money out of fossil fuels and into the clean energy economy. Everyday Australians are banding together to protect their land, their water and … Continue reading

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Public Forum 100% Renewables – Mon 17 March


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It’s Time to Switch to 100% Renewable

It has now been confirmed: we can power Australia with 100% clean energy by 2030 for around the same cost as polluting fossil fuels. We know that Abbott wants to cut the $10+ billion of clean energy investment that the … 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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Sign the petition to end polluter handouts

How much renewable energy could Australia install for 10 billion bucks each year?  We reckon a lot! Ten billion dollars is the amount of money the Australian Government hands over every year in subsidies to fossil fuel companies to help them … Continue reading

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