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Government of Climate Denial and Damage Left Behind by Paris

Media Release - The Paris Agreement to curb global emissions in the hope of limiting warming to less than 2 degrees, comes into effect today, but the Australian Government has yet to ratify it and the Tasmanian Government has yet to present a plan.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 4 Nov 2016

Liberals Forestry Policy Deceptive and Delusional

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor MP to move—

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Aug 2016

Liberal Government's Blind Pursuit of Native Forest Biomass

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor MP to move—

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Aug 2016

Forest Furnaces

Parliamentary Activity - Ms O'CONNOR question to MINISTER for RESOURCES, Mr BARNETT

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Aug 2016

Delusional Resources Minister Backs in Forest Furnaces, not FSC

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Forests spokespersonIn Question Time today, Resources Minister, Guy Barnett, displayed extraordinary ignorance in describing the burning of native forests for energy as 'renewable'. At the same time,...

- 24 Aug 2016

More Woodsmoke and Mirrors from Harriss

Media Release - Cassy O'Connor MP | Greens Leader and Forestry spokespersonThe Liberals continue to mislead Tasmanians over the future viability of the native forest woodchip industry.Minister Harriss today told Parliament that government has received...

- 20 Aug 2015

Liberals Must Rule Out Changes to Permits

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Member for BassFederal Environment Minister Greg Hunt must categorically rule out altering the Pulp Mill permit conditions that would allow the use of native forest feedstock.In addition, the State Liberal government...

- 27 Jul 2015

Biomass Energy Another Tired Liberal Policy

Media Release - Andrea Dawkins MP | Greens Member for BassResources Minister Paul Harriss is exactly right; export of wood chips is a poor, unprofitable use of our precious forests.  But, biomass comes a very close second.

- 20 Jul 2015

Native Forest Biomass - Matter of Public Importance

Parliamentary Activity -

- 28 May 2015

Native Forest Biomass

Parliamentary Activity - Unbelievably, you are now taking up Paul Lennon's dream of burning native forest woodchips in industrial scale forest furnaces to generate electricity. Talk about back to the future.

Nick Mckim - 26 May 2015

Harriss Refuses to Rule Out Public Subsidies for Native Forest Furnaces

Media Release - Nick McKim MP | Greens Forestry spokespersonForests Minister Paul Harriss has refused to rule out ongoing public subsidies for burning native forest woodchips and pulp logs to generate electricity.

- 26 May 2015