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Greens Release Safe Climate Bill

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

Cassy O'Connor MP - 12 Mar 2020

Safe Climate Bill 2020

Greens Bill - 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 - 12 Mar 2020

Greens Motion - No New Thermal Coal Mines

Parliamentary Activity - Rosalie Woodruff speaks to a motion to place a prohibition on new thermal coal mines in Tasmania in the Greens' Private Members Business.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 16 Oct 2019

No Justification for Tasmanian Coal Mining in Climate Emergency

Media Release - The Liberals are funding a coal mining business to conduct exploratory drilling for fossil fuels that scientists are telling us have to stay in the ground.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 1 Oct 2019

Tasmania's Carbon Emissions Going Up

Media Release - Between 2016 and 2017, emissions from all major sectors have gone up. Tasmania’s total carbon emissions grew by 1.2 million tonnes in 2016.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 1 Aug 2019

Climate Change - Emission Reduction Strategy

Parliamentary Activity - Dr WOODRUFF question to PREMIER, Mr HODGMAN

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 20 Mar 2019

Bushfire Emergency Highlights Urgent Need to Heed Climate Council Report

Media Release - The Climate Council’s uncompromising and straight-speaking report, Climate Change-Fuelled Extreme Weather in 2018, confirms what all Tasmanians have lived for the last six weeks.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 6 Feb 2019

Tasmanian Energy Minister Captured by Coal Lobby

Media Release - In the wake of the latest alarming IPCC report, Tasmania’s Energy Minister Guy Barnett has revealed his climate-denying colours on the national stage.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 27 Oct 2018

Liberals Claim Credit for Tasmanian Forest Agreement Emissions Reduction

Media Release - The breathtaking hypocrisy of the Liberals talking up Tasmania's lower emissions profile cannot go unanswered.

Cassy O'Connor MP - 27 Apr 2018

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

Liberal Government's Blind Pursuit of Native Forest Biomass

Parliamentary Activity - Cassy O'Connor MP to move—

Cassy O'Connor MP - 24 Aug 2016

Climate Act Review an Opportunity

Media Release - Meaningful and sustained action on climate change is not only a moral and economic imperative, with the Australian Government signing the Paris Agreement last December, Tasmania now has a legal responsibility to deliver emissions...

Cassy O'Connor MP - 22 Jul 2016

Tasmania's Oceans at Significant Risk from Acidification

Parliamentary Activity - Calls on the Government to investigate the impact of ocean acidification on Tasmania’s marine environment and seafood industries, and how those impacts are compounded by warming waters, marine pollution, and fish farming.

Rosalie Woodruff MP - 3 May 2016

Emissions Reduction Target Woefully Inadequate

Media Release - The Abbott Liberals have once more revealed they are a bunch of climate Luddites with their woeful 26% emissions reduction target by 2030. 

Cassy O'Connor MP - 11 Aug 2015