Greens in Maranoa push for the truth about solar energy

Greens in Maranoa push for the truth about solar energy

Christine Milne Energy Initiative

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MP ‘Deceived By Anti-Wind Lobby’

Greens candidate for Maranoa Grant Newson has hit back at claims made this week by Federal MP Bruce Scott, saying the only thing that is fraudulent in relation to wind farms were the “claims made by the anti-wind lobby”.

Feed-in tariff report spells end of renewables policy in Qld

The Queensland Competition Authority’s draft report on Queensland’s solar bonus scheme is a predictable product of its terms of reference that undermines the incentive to switch to clean energy in Queensland.

Greens Welcome Local Clean Energy Project

The Greens candidate for Dawson Jonathon Dykyj applauds and welcomes the initiative and innovation taken by Mackay Sugar that will see the commencement of clean energy production from the Racecourse Mill.

Coopers Gap Wind Farm progress powers on with support group

Greens Candidate for Maranoa, Grant Newson attended meetings with the some members from the Coopers Gap Wind Farm Supporters Group, Western Downs Regional Council and AGL.  Mr Newson said, “It’s great to see the supporters group has 419 members and still growing”.  “Even though the Group support the project, it is good to see them raise many issues

Greens Candidate for Moggill condemns CSG exploration permission from Mount Crosby to Brookfield

Moggill Greens candidate Jake Schoermer and Mount Ommaney candidate Jenny Mulkearns responded to reports of coal seam gas exploration permits for large parts of their electorates by saying “The Greens have been warning for some time that the multinational CSG companies will seek to explore for and develop coal seam gas without undue concern for where that may be or those who live

CSG, Coal and Bromelton – Greens Candidate responds to Fassifern Guardian Questions

The Editor of the Fassifern Guardian requested clarification from all candidates on their position on mining in the Scenic Rim.

1. If you answer the issue by saying you will support the ban of all or some form of mining in the Scenic Rim, please explain how this will effect existing mining permits. 

Old parties vote to stay in the dark on coal seam gas: Greens

Both the Government and the Coalition have chosen to stay in the dark about the real impacts of coal seam gas mining in Australia, by today voting down the Greens’ proposal for the first nation-wide coal seam gas Senate inquiry.

Building Queensland’s clean energy economy

The Queensland Greens today released their energy policy for the state election, proposing an upgrade to Queensland’s feed-in tariff system.

Greens’ lead candidate Adam Stone said the policy would not only lead to reduced carbon emissions, but would also generate jobs in a growth industry.