408, 2022

A Closer Look at the Australian Labor Party Climate Policy

By |August 4, 2022|Reports|

The Australian Labor Party has set out its climate policy based on a 43 per cent emissions reduction by 2030. Labor's Powering Australia Plan sets out how boosting the renewable energy sector will achieve this. Independent modelling found that by 2030, the plan would create 604,000 direct jobs and a further 540,000 indirect jobs. Five out of six of these new jobs will be created in the regions. The Plan will attract an estimated AUD $76 billion of investment. Additionally, [...]


Fossil Fuel Companies Could be Exposed to “Mass Litigation” for Climate Damage

By |August 4, 2022|Reports|

Climate-related disasters are becoming more severe and frequent around the world. Yet, fossil fuel companies are profiting in the trillions churning out the coal, oil and gas that fuels these devastating events. These [...]

Australian Conservation Foundation Launches Legal Action Against Woodside

By |August 4, 2022|Reports|

The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) has filed a legal challenge in the Federal Court against Woodside's controversial mega-polluting Scarborough gas project. The ACF lawyers argue that the project should not proceed until [...]

Albanese Government Backs “Carbon Bomb” Scarborough-Pluto Gas Project

By |June 24, 2022|Reports|

Despite pledging a more ambitious climate agenda, Albanese's Labor government has confirmed its support for the mega-polluting Scarborough-Pluto gas project in Western Australia. The AUD $16.5 billion liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, [...]

A Win for Climate Action as Australia Kicks Out Conservative Government

By |May 23, 2022|Reports|

A victorious Labor Party celebrates its election win based on promises for stronger climate action in Australia. In Saturday's election, voters defied a conservative climate scare campaign and ousted Scott [...]

Australian Political Parties: How Much Warming Would Their Climate Policies Lead To?

By |May 20, 2022|Reports|

Australian political parties and their climate policies have come under much scrutiny ahead of the election. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports have reinforced the urgency of limiting [...]

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