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Wind Inquiry: Family First senator’s wind energy rhetoric out of step with medical experts

April 22, 2015



Family First Senator Bob Day has strayed beyond his area of expertise by lending weight to unsubstantiated claims wind energy is linked to adverse health impacts. Senator Bob Day, who is on the senate select committee on wind turbines, has asked Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Minister for Energy Martin Ferguson to delay resolving the Renewable […]

Wind farm benefits, concerns, and resolution

April 22, 2015



Earlier in April, The Weekly Times published an editorial on wind energy that covered the factors surrounding wind farms development, its beneficiaries, and detractors: Wind farm benefits and concerns must be considered VICTORIA enjoys an abundance of brown coal, which has provided cheap electrical power for generations. It also has the best wind resources of any state on the Australian […]

RET Watch: Abbott’s attack on renewables is costing jobs

April 21, 2015



As Yes 2 Renewables coordinator, nothing fires me up more than job losses. Too many good people have been retrenched due to the Abbott government’s prolonged attack on the national Renewable Energy Target. People from welders and metal workers, to engineers and planning analysts. I penned the following letter to the editor after reading about new Australian Bureau […]

RET Watch: Abbott govt looking in the wrong direction on energy

April 20, 2015



The Abbott government has become more isolated with its attack on renewables. AGL Energy’s Greenhouse Gas Policy, released on Friday 17 April, expresses the company’s commitment to invest in renewable energy and retire coal power plants. AGL’s greenhouse gas policy shows the Abbott government is looking in the wrong direction when it comes to Australia’s […]

5 steps every #FriendOfFoE needs to take

April 16, 2015



Friends of the Earth are under attack. But this is just the beginning of an ideological war by the government against all environmental groups. On the ABC 730 show aired April 10, Liberal MPs Alex Hawke and Matt Canavan singled out Friends of the Earth as the first of 150 groups they would like to […]


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