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.
Greenpeace campaigner Zoe Dean welcomes the move by Coles to begin charging customers 15c for their reusable plastic bags from late August after the supermarket giant yesterday declared they would offer free bags indefinitely.
August 1, 2018: The decision by supermarket giant Coles to indefinitely offer free plastic bags to their customers will outrage their customers and makes a mockery of their stated commitment to reduce plastic waste.
SYDNEY, July 31, 2018 - Greenpeace has filed Freedom of Information requests in a bid to see the economic modelling that Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Environment and Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg have used to justify the National Energy Guarantee (NEG), but that they have refused to release, despite calls from industry experts.