Media releases


26 March 2019


Berejiklian must block Morrison’s taxpayer fossil fuel projects

Premier Gladys Berejiklian should use state planning powers to block any coal or gas generation projects short-listed today by Prime Minister Scott Morrison for public subsidies.

Climate and energy

23 March 2019


Exit poll points to Liberals losing Coogee, as climate change emerges as the top election issue

The Liberal Party is on track to lose the eastern suburbs seat of Coogee, with exit polling indicating a strong swing against sitting member Bruce Notley-Smith as at 2.30pm today.

Climate and energy

22 March 2019


We stand stand by our election environment scorecards

The Nature Conservation Council stands firmly by its independent assessment of the major political parties’ climate change and environmental policies as presented in its election score cards.

Air pollutionForests and wildlifeClimate and energyNSW Parliament


18 March 2019


Coalition changes to strata rules to encourage solar on flats are welcome but weak

The NSW Coalition’s commitment to change strata rules to make rooftop solar installations easier is welcome but a characteristically weak response to the scale of the challenge of transform the economy from coal to clean energy and slashing our climate pollution.

Climate and energy

15 March 2019


Berejiklian scraps draft climate action plan after becoming Premier

Premier Gladys Berejiklian must explain to the people of NSW and the thousands of children who today will be striking for climate action why she scraped a climate change plan for NSW.

Climate and energy

13 March 2019


Premier Berejiklian deaf to expert advice on climate change

The Nature Conservation Council calls on the NSW Government to start listening to its own experts and develop a climate change plan that includes measures to accelerate the energy sector’s transition from coal to renewables.

Climate and energyNSW Parliament


11 March 2019


John Barilaro: From coal lover to clean-energy convert?

Has NSW Nationals Leader and Monaro MP John Barilaro become a convert of renewable energy in the final weeks of the state election campaign after spruiking the virtues of coal and nuclear power for years?

Climate and energy

11 March 2019


Greens plan to set the state on the road to ecological recovery

The NSW Greens have laid out a comprehensive plan to reverse the declines in species and ecosystems that has accelerated over the past eight years.

Forests and wildlifeRivers and wetlands

7 March 2019


Berejiklian and Daley must rule out new Hunter Valley coal power plant proposals

The Nature Conservation Council calls on all parties to use state planning powers to block two 1000MW coal-fired power stations proposed for former Hunter Economic Zone near Kurri Kurri.

Climate and energy


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