SYDNEY, Aug 17, 2018 - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is bungling his way to political oblivion by seeking to appease the coal huggers in the Coalition by making the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) even more destructive than it already is.
SYDNEY, Aug 17, 2018 - With members of the Coalition in open rebellion, talks of ministerial resignations, a leadership coup and the Energy Security Board flagging more last minute changes to the NEG, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull must abandon this dodgy deal.
SYDNEY, Aug 15, 2018 - Victorian Energy Minister Lily D’Ambrosio said she will thoroughly examine the proposed state bill to legislate the NEG mechanism with a fine tooth comb to see what concessions Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has made to win the begrudging support of the climate sceptics and denialists in the Coalition.
SYDNEY, Aug 10, 2018 - Josh Frydenberg’s refusal to budge on the terms for his renewables-wrecking National Energy Guarantee (NEG) has seen the governments of Victoria, Queensland and the ACT reject the scheme in its current form.
SYDNEY, Aug 8, 2018 - Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ conditions to support the National Energy Guarantee (NEG) are a step in the right direction but fail to address the scheme’s fundamental flaw of low targets.
SYDNEY, Aug 7, 2018 - The Victorian and Queensland governments must continue to listen to the Australian people, and push for the ambitious emissions reduction targets the country needs if it is to bring down power prices and reduce pollution from dirty coal power.
MELBOURNE, Aug 6, 2018 - Seventy-seven percent of Victorians want Australia to embrace a high renewable energy target, ramping up the pressure on Premier Daniel Andrews to vote against the Turnbull government’s National Energy Guarantee (NEG).
SYDNEY, Aug 6, 2018 - Over two-thirds of Australians want the Federal Government to set a high renewable energy target to put downward pressure on power prices, according to a Reachtel poll commissioned by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.