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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

15/12/2015 The Palaszczuk Government’s budget review is deluded in predicting coal royalties will return to levels only seen at height of the mining boom. “The Palaszczuk Government is deluded for thinking it can bank on coal into the future,” Senator Larissa Waters Australian Greens climate...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Palaszczuk Government needs to back up its rhetoric about the merged Energex and Ergon business using clean energy technology in Townsville. "Queensland can be a  renewable energy powerhouse and Townsville has the potential to lead the nation in baseload solar power," Senator Larissa...

Larissa Waters

Tuesday, December 15, 2015

The Palaszczuk Government's budget review is deluded in predicting coal royalties will return to levels only seen at height of the mining boom. "The Palaszczuk Government is deluded for thinking it can bank on coal into the future," Senator Larissa Waters Australian Greens climate change...

Monday, December 14, 2015

14/12/2015 Premier Palaszczuk’s comments on ABC last night that Queensland will always be reliant on coal and her go-slow on the Queensland Renewable Energy Target are at odds with the Paris agreement. “The Labor Government is proving just as bad as Campbell Newman’s when it comes to pushing...

Larissa Waters

Monday, December 14, 2015

Premier Palaszczuk's comments on ABC last night that Queensland will always be reliant on coal and her go-slow on the Queensland Renewable Energy Target are at odds with the Paris agreement. "The Labor Government is proving just as bad as Campbell Newman's when it comes to pushing ahead with new...

Larissa Waters

Sunday, December 13, 2015

• Reference to a 1.5 degree limit will require countries to ratchet up targets • Australia will now need to rapidly transition from coal to renewables • Agreement to $100 billion in finance for developing countries to develop via low carbon economies The Australian Greens welcomed the announcement...

Larissa Waters

Friday, December 11, 2015

The Australian Greens welcome COAG's announcement of a domestic violence summit and a deadline for national DVO legislation, but cuts must be restored and funding increased for domestic violence services and prevention in the MYEFO next Tuesday. "While we welcome the first ministers' domestic...

Larissa Waters

Friday, December 11, 2015

The Australian Greens are calling on Westpac to rule out funding Adani's Carmichael mine in order to meet its commitment to keep global warming within 2 degrees, announced today. "There's no way you can finance the Southern Hemisphere's largest coal mine and say you're taking action on global...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Wed, 2015-12-16 18:30 - 20:30 Senator Waters Electorate Office. Level 2, 251 Given Tce, Paddington QLD Now that I'm back from the Paris negotiations I'm holding a special briefing at...

Larissa Waters

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Responding to Environment Minister Hunt's announcement of Australia's National Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategy, Australian Greens Deputy Leader and Climate spokesperson Senator Larissa Waters said: "While adaptation is an important part of dealing with the locked-in impacts of our...