WA Senators Rachel Siewert and Scott Ludlam say today's historic carbon price vote is the start of serious action on climate change.
The Australians Greens will today introduce an urgent motion into the Senate to suspend all dredging activity in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage area, following the widespread public condemnation of the damage caused by coal and gas development in the Reef exposed by Four Corners last night.
“19,000 people have signed the GetUp! petition to save the Great Barrier Reef in less than 12 hours,” Australian Greens spokesperson for the environment Senator Larissa Waters said.
“Australians are absolutely horrified by what the coal and gas industries have been allowed to do to this international treasure.
Greens candidate for the Clarence by-election, Janet Cavanaugh, today responded to the Nationals’ blueprint for coal seam gas mining, calling it a half-hearted attempt at policy development which may never influence the NSW Government if it is not adopted by the Liberal Party.
On the eve of the International Atomic Energy Agency's latest report on Iran, sabre rattling on the part of Israeli President Shimon Peres is reckless. Military strikes on a nuclear facility in Iran would kill thousands of civilians and precipitate bloody chaos throughout the region, the Australian Greens warned today.