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Greens slam Roe 8 approval decision

02 Jul 2015

The Australian Greens have slammed the WA Government for environmentally approving the Beelair Wetlands section of the Roe 8 freight highway, pointing out that no amount of so-called protection could safe-guard against slamming a multi-lane freight freeway through such a unique and significant area.

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Science-based carbon pollution reduction targets must be adopted for Paris

02 Jul 2015

The Climate Change Authority has today released its final recommendations for Australia's post-2020 carbon pollution reduction targets, confirming the earlier draft targets that CCA says Australia should take to the UN climate conference in Paris later this year.

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Liberals must accept UN’s rejection of Tasmanian World Heritage Area plans

02 Jul 2015

The Greens have welcomed the UNESCO World Heritage Committee’s rejection of plans for the Tasmanian World Heritage Area.

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Australian Greens Senator Rachel Siewert comments on the rollout of revised work for the dole

02 Jul 2015

"I'm very concerned that the Government is going ahead now with the roll out of this their work for the dole program in remote communities, I think they are making a big mistake in pressing forward with the program when it is clear it isn't ready.

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World Heritage Committee expresses concern about Great Barrier Reef and decides to keep under close watch

01 Jul 2015

The World Heritage Committee has tonight in Germany decided to keep the Great Barrier Reef on an ongoing watch list and member countries have expressed concerns about shipping and maintenance dumping. 

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Australian Greens Deputy Leader and climate change spokesperson, Senator Larissa Waters, comments on China's emissions reduction target:

01 Jul 2015

"Instead of playing down China's globally conscious pledge, as Minister Bishop has, the Abbott Government needs to take note and dramatically increase its pathetic level of climate ambition.  

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