Media releases

 

30 January, 2019

 

Unreliability of coal power and lack of renewables threatens NSW power supply

NSW is facing potential power reserve shortages today and tomorrow because the state Coalition government has wasted eight years when it should have cleaned up and strengthened the state’s electricity supply.

Climate and energy

30 January, 2019

 

30-plus volunteers doorknock in Lismore for our koalas

More than 30 North Coast #SaveOurKoalas volunteers will doorknock homes across Lismore this weekend to make deforestation and the survival of koalas a priority issue in the 2019 state election.

Forests and wildlife

30 January, 2019

 

Sharp increase in clean energy a top priority in NSW climate election

Climate action groups are calling on the major parties in NSW to prioritise clean energy by adding 4000 MW of renewables to the state’s capacity during the next term of government, and helping families install rooftop solar.

Climate and energy

 
 
 
 
 

23 January 2019

 

Parties’ lack of vision holding back electric vehicle sector in NSW

The major parties in NSW have missed an opportunity to lead the nation in the adoption of electric vehicles and development of an EV industry.

Air pollutionClimate and energy

23 January 2019

 

State leaders must resist new coal or gas power stations

NSW political leaders should commit to using state planning powers to block any coal- or gas-fired power stations if the Federal Government’s decides to subside new projects in this state through its Underwriting New Generation Investments Program.

Air pollutionClimate and energy

21 January 2019

 

Weak electric car plan shows a lack of vision

The Berejiklian government’s shocking underperformance on climate and energy continues today with the launch of its NSW Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Plan.

Climate and energy

 
 
 
 
 

21 January 2019

 

Inquiry welcome but we simply need more water for nature

NSW Nature Conservation Council and the Inland Rivers Network welcome NSW Labor’s plan for a special commission of inquiry into management of the Darling River system, especially if it results in new measures to ensure environmental water flows are protected.

Rivers and wetlands

17 January 2019

 

AGL admits selling ash with heavy metal contamination

AGL’s admission that it has been selling contaminated waste to business customers highlights the need to tighten environmental controls on the state’s most polluting industry.

Climate and energyPollution and wasteCoal and gas

10 January 2019

 

BOM reports 2018 was NSW’s hottest year ever

Latest climate data highlights the urgent need for the Berejiklian government to develop a climate action plan, including a blueprint for transitioning the energy sector to renewables.

Climate and energy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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