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Could Australia become a dumping ground for high emission vehicles

What’s the betting that Macfarlane will do as little as possible, to cause least offence with car lobby, disregarding ever increasing uncertainty causing decline in activity – ashamedly dragging us  downwards, backwards, dirty and cheap!?! >readmore> RenewEconomy

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New year. New government. Fresh start?

After 4 years anti environment state government, Victoria now has a chance to step back into 21st century. ALP government has made welcome initial announcements on environment…<but, as> yet we don’t know full climate and environmental agenda… Please let Premier Daniel Andrews know that … Continue reading

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Australia – no longer a safe place to invest?

Rather than investing in the clean energy technologies of the future, Australia now risks locking in the carbon polluting technologies of the past…And once the trust has gone, once the knowledge has gone, once the jobs have gone, then restarting … Continue reading

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Tony Abbott appoints climate skeptic to “help” on environment

Bob Baldwin, a man who once compared impact of Australia’s man-made greenhouse gas emissions to that of a single strand of human hair on a 1km bridge, has been appointed parliamentary secretary to the minister of the environment. ..Today Show…promote … Continue reading

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Victoria voluntarily heads backwards on energy smarts

Another point of view – “Apparently, we are supposed to believe that a pilot of a voluntary labeling scheme will achieve a 5-star standard in existing buildings, which took a mandatory requirement to achieve in newly constructed homes – even … Continue reading

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Napthine produces a sceptic’s energy policy plan

The statement is profoundly disappointing. It is a mixture of missed opportunities and deliberate decisions to block energy efficiency and undermine renewable energy. Overlaying it is empty rhetoric about empowering consumers…the fact is that the Victorian government’s 1985 energy statement … Continue reading

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Abbott’s climate policy: ‘So unintellectual to as to be unacceptable’

Here’s Australia hitting headlines again, around the world; so many ways in which Phoney Tony is cheapening our reputation. >readmore> RenewEconomy

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Australia’s renewables adviser scrapes the bottom of the climate denialist barrel

Tony Abbott recently appointed Dick Warburton to review the RET. Here’s a little background to cause concern. Time to write some letters?!? no address right now other than the Minister Gregory.Hunt.MP@aph.gov.au >readmore> TheGuardian

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Australia’s environment minister could soon be above the law

Why? Because it will protect Greg Hunt from being challenged over deliberate or negligent decisions that do not comply with the law. Neither care nor responsibility. Does Coalition “strong leadership” make this a white fellers country to be proud of? … Continue reading

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Will Murdoch Press ever correct denialist lies?

Particularly useful explanation, about big time distortion of raw news, by Rupert’s scribes in Hun and Strine, so much misrepresentation, disinformation and outright propaganda, on behalf of big business fossil fuel buddies, no wonder newspaper circulation is going down the … Continue reading

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