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March for Science

With conservative governments at the Federal and State level ignoring climate science and overseeing cuts to the State's world class scientific institutions, hundreds of Tasmanians joined the global March for Science today.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  22 Apr 2017

State of the Climate

extreme heat events have already increased in duration, frequency and intensity and it documents Tasmania's average temperature has already increased from half a degree since 1910, with parts of the East Coast having warmed a full degree.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  27 Oct 2016

Sacking of Dr John Church Heralds New Era of Darkness for Climate Science

In a move that defines the Liberals antagonism towards science and climate research, one of the world's leading climate scientists has been sacked from his job at CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research division in Hobart.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  15 May 2016

Liberal Government's Utter Stupidity on Climate Change

Refers the Minister for Environment, Parks and Heritage, Hon Matthew Groom MP, to the Greens’ response to the Draft Climate Change Action Plan.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  7 Apr 2016

Premier Hodgman Failing to Protect Science Jobs

With the Turnbull Government axing potentially more than 100 Tasmanian CSIRO jobs, it's reasonable to ask whether the Premier is doing anything to stand up for local scientists and protect Tasmania's reputation as a global climate science...

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  10 Feb 2016