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Tropical Storm Ana, from space

Climate Emergency

The latest assessment from the IPCC of the total loss of summer sea ice in the Arctic tells us that it might be gone completely by 2030.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  1 Nov 2023

Parliament House, Tasmania

Energy and Emissions Reduction - Gas Industry

I have received a stream of promotional materials from Font PR of behalf of Tas Gas and the Tasmanian Gas Pipeline over the last few months.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  9 Sep 2021


No New Thermal Coal Mines

Thermal coal combustion is a key driver of increasing greenhouse gas emissions and rising global temperatures.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  16 Oct 2019

Cruise Ship

Cruise Ship Industry Impact on Tasmania

We thought it was important the House be given an opportunity to talk about the impact of the cruise ship industry.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Nov 2017

Cruise Ship

Cruise Ships - Use of Bunker Fuel

Cruise ships berthing in Hobart are expected to exceed 60 this year. The majority will use heavy fuel oil known as bunker fuel.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Parliamentary Activity  |  3 Nov 2017

Cruise Ship

Archer Dismisses Hobart Cruise Ship Health Concerns

Bunker fuel used by cruise ships visiting Hobart is a serious health hazard which has been recognised by the World Health Organisation.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  2 Nov 2017

Gordon Dam, Hydro Tasmania

Tasmanian Greens Energy Strategy: Vision and Targets

The Tasmanian Greens have released the vision and targets of their Tasmanian Energy Strategy, which focuses on much needed investment in renewables.

Dr Rosalie Woodruff MP  |  Media Release  |  31 Jan 2016

University Graduate

Fossil Free UTAS Students Show True Grit for Climate

University of Tasmania students staging a sit-in outside the Vice-Chancellor’s office are true climate champions. 

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  21 Oct 2015

University of Tasmania

UTAS Investments Out of Touch

Right to Information documents have revealed UTAS has increased its investment in fossil fuel companies tenfold over an 18 month period.

Cassy O'Connor MP  |  Media Release  |  11 Feb 2015