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Carbon Sequestration

Three Year Forest Destruction Plan a Climate Disaster

Sustainable Timbers Tasmania’s ‘Three Year Wood Production Plan’ is a climate disaster.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  7 Jul 2020

Gutwein Must Step Up on World Environment Day

The best gift the Gutwein Government could give Tasmania on World Environment Day is a policy reset.

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  5 Jun 2020

Greens Release Safe Climate Bill

The Greens are responding to community demand for action on climate and will be tabling the Safe Climate Bill 2020 in State Parliament next week.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  12 Mar 2020

Safe Climate Bill 2020

A Bill for an Act to acknowledge the climate emergency as a threat to life on Earth and establish a framework for...

Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Greens Bill  |  12 Mar 2020

Labor and the Liberals United in Carbon Bank Destruction

The Liberals, Labor and Clark MP, Madeleine Ogilvie, voted to allow logging the 365,000 hectares of forests set aside under the TFA.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  27 Nov 2019

Groom's Climate Action 21 "Plan" A Tragic Farce

Three years after taking office and abolishing the climate portfolio as well as the independent Climate Action Council, the Hodgman Government has released a woefully weak climate inaction plan.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  1 Jun 2017

Where is Groom's Climate Change [in]Action Plan?

After three years in government, following devastating climate-related bushfires and floods, the State Liberals are yet to produce a climate plan to prepare Tasmania and its people for a warmer future in a carbon constrained world.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  13 Jan 2017

Liberal Government's Blind Pursuit of Native Forest Biomass

The use of forest biomass for energy is designed by industry proponents to entrench, legitimise and increase native forest logging.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  24 Aug 2016

Greens Alternative Budget 2016: Funding to Provide for Skills and Employment in Forest Restoration

In 2012, the Labor Green Government delivered the Tasmanian Forest Carbon Study which assessed the amount and potential economic value of carbon sequestered across the entire Tasmanian forest estate.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Jun 2016