SYDNEY, Sept 10 2020 - The Morrison Government’s pursuit of a gas-led recovery will not create the jobs needed to drag Australia out of recession or protect the environment by reducing emissions, Independent MP Zali Steggall has warned.
SYDNEY, Sept 9 2020 - With the economic case for replacing coal with renewables won convincingly, the only barrier to Australia seizing the opportunities the energy transition offers is our political leaders, Mark Butler says.
SYDNEY, 26 August 2020 - ALDI supermarket, of the famed ‘Special Buys’, has today announced an extra special buy - the commitment to purchase 100% of its electricity from renewable energy by the end of 2021.
SYDNEY, Aug 25 2020 - Air pollution from Australia’s ageing and increasingly unreliable coal-burning power stations is responsible for 800 premature deaths, 14,000 asthma symptoms among children and 850 cases of low birth weight in newborns each year, according to a ground-breaking report by Greenpeace.
SYDNEY, Aug 11 2020 - Strike Energy director and Chair of the Government’s National Covid-19 Commission (NCC) has told a Senate hearing that the body lobbied the Prime Minister to use public money to expand the fossil gas industry.
SYDNEY, Aug 5 2020 - A Melbourne University researcher has sounded the alarm on the Prime Minister’s National Covid-19 Commission (NCC), warning that handing power to a cabal of unelected business leaders could pose risks to Australian democracy that will endure well beyond the pandemic.
SYDNEY, July 29 2020 - Despite a public relations exercise, the controversial National Covid-19 Commission (NCC) is still pushing its fossil fuel agenda, calling for a massive expansion of the gas industry with taxpayers slugged with the bill despite the fact the industry is already critically oversupplied.
SYDNEY, July 27 2020 - The Federal Government’s attempted rebrand of the gas-stacked National Covid-19 Commission exacerbates the body’s lack of transparency and accountability and represents a missed opportunity for Australia to emerge strongly from the pandemic.
SYDNEY, July 24 2020 - Santos’s controversial Narrabri gas plans will produce a large aircraft hangar worth of toxic brine containing radionuclides over the life of the project, with some of the waste slated to be dumped in Bohena creek, which feeds into the Murray Darling Basin.