Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s recent comments that he finds wind turbines “visually disturbing” and has sought to “R-E_D_U_C_E” the amount of wind power deployed in Australia unleashed a tsunami of support. The Prime Minister’s appearance on talkback radio made his government’s concerted efforts to bring the wind … Continue reading The Standard: It’s not about looks, Tony
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 … Continue reading 5 steps every #FriendOfFoE needs to take
Friends of the Earth welcome the election of the pro-renewable energy Daniel Andrews Labor government in Victoria. “The sun was setting on Victoria’s renewable energy sector under the Coalition,” said Leigh Ewbank, Friends of the Earth’s renewable energy spokesperson. “With … Continue reading Friends of the Earth welcome pro-renewables Labor government
The wind industry in Victoria takes a much needed breath of fresh air as the anti-wind Coalition government steps down from power. The anti-wind veto laws, and the scrapping of the state’s renewable energy target will now have a better … Continue reading Victoria ‘anti-wind’ laws set for repeal as Coalition turfed after one term
On Saturday November 29, Victoria goes to the polls. And thousands of Victorians across the state will vote for renewable energy. Yes 2 Renewables have prepared a simple policy scorecard to show where the major parties stand: Victorian Labor Party If the … Continue reading Yes 2 Renewables’ Vic election scorecard
The following media release was published by Moorabool Environment Group, 26/11/2014. A survey of candidates in the new state seat of Buninyong found at least two in favour of the investment, jobs and clean energy that would be generated if … Continue reading Buninyong could have wind in its sails come Saturday
Renewable energy is a mainstream election issue in the marginal seat of South Barwon—which stretches from the suburbs of Geelong, down to the Surf Coast and out to Moriac. Anti-wind farm laws introduced by the Coaltion government in 2011 killed off the Surf … Continue reading Election Watch: Where do South Barwon candidates stand on renewable energy?
In the last days of the 2014 Victorian election campaign, The Greens are sending a clear signal that renewable energy is a policy priority. Whether it’s the Labor party or Coalition who forms government, renewable energy will be squarely on the agenda. … Continue reading Election Watch: Renewable energy a Vic Greens priority
Renewable energy is a mainstream election issue in the hotly-contested seat of Macedon. Anti-wind farm laws introduced by the Coaltion government in 2011 have hit the Macedon Ranges hard. A large-scale blanket ban on wind farms now cuts across the electorate. The anti-wind farm … Continue reading Voices of Macedon: Renewables, surely the way
Renewable energy is a mainstream election issue in the hotly-contested seat of Macedon. Anti-wind farm laws introduced by the Coaltion government in 2011 have hit the Macedon Ranges hard. A large-scale blanket ban on wind farms now cuts across the electorate. The anti-wind farm … Continue reading Election Watch: Where do Macedon candidates stand on renewable energy?