25 August 16

De-funding ARENA would stifle solar jobs growth in Queensland

ACF research shows 2,700 jobs could be created in Queensland if 10 big solar projects receive funding.

19 August 16

Queensland land clearing impasse threatens land and reef

The blocking of important land clearing laws in the Queensland Parliament threatens the state’s unique environment and will entrench ongoing run-off damage to the Great Barrier Reef, the Australian Conservation Foundation said today.

17 August 16

Transition to 100% renewable energy: inevitable, essential, achievable

Call for a national energy roadmap to phase out all coal fired power and guide Australia towards 100% renewable electricity.

15 August 16

Mulga Rock uranium plan faces serious opposition

Western Australian EPA recommends approval of Mulga Rock uranium mine.

11 August 16

Federal Government assessment of Cape York land clearing welcome

The federal government has used the EPBC Act to ‘call in’ land clearing at Kingvale Station for assessment.  

11 August 16

Coal closure is inevitable and necessary, so let’s get the transition right

New reports emphasise the need for the federal government to manage the transition carefully.

10 August 16

SA electricity generators make $40–60m profit by gaming the market

A new report examines the reasons behind the recent spikes in electricity prices in South Australia.

04 August 16

Big questions hover over Buru’s Kimberley fracking plans

Why invest in short term, risky fossil fuel industries when so many sustainable options based on the Kimberley’s unique cultural and environmental values are available?