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Greens Press Release re Transition of the Latrobe Valley away from Coal

“Every nation has a responsibility to act on climate change…. We have to overcome the divides, look squarely at the science and reach a strong global agreement next year.”

These are the words of Barack Obama a few days after signing an agreement with the Chinese president to take realistic action to fight climate change. Continue reading

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Can the Latrobe Valley afford to carve out a further allocation of 13 Billion Tonnes of Coal?

On the weekend, the National Party leader Peter Ryan reasserted the Napthine Government’s plan to allocate another 13 billion tonnes of brown coal in the Latrobe Valley. The areas include Maryvale to the west of Tyers, Yinnar, Traralgon Creek, Churchill, … Continue reading

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The ‘sun tax’ debate

  As reported in the LV Express (17/7/14) the statement’s from Russell Northe’s Department of Energy supporting Simply Energy’s surcharge on households with solar panels is just another example of the Napthine Government trying to restrict the competition to coal fired generators by cheaper … Continue reading

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