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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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Newman went against Qld Treasury by trying to prop up Adani

01 Jul 2015

The Abbott Government must rule out propping up Galilee Basin coal mines with the $5 billion Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility, following revelations Queensland Treasury warned Adani's project was unviable before Campbell Newman announced public funding.  

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Greens leap on Liberals’ climate denial inquiry

25 Jun 2015

The Australian Greens have ridiculed conservative Liberal MPs who are pushing for a House of Representatives Inquiry into whether “scientific evidence underpins the man-made global warming theory.”

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Liberal and Labor parties gang up to gut Renewable Energy Target and burn native forests

23 Jun 2015

The Liberal and Labor parties have ganged up to gut the Renewable Energy Target and allow native forest burning under that target in the Senate tonight.

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Senate Inquiry report recommends Abbott Government reverse completely de-funding Environmental Defenders Offices

23 Jun 2015

The Senate Inquiry into the Abbott Government's attacks on the environment has reported this afternoon with recommendations to reinstate funding for Environmental Defenders' Offices and conservation projects.

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