Queensland’s threatened species crisis: landmark report prompts calls for change
Posted by Liz Murphy-Forrester · 13 Oct 2021Read More
13 October 2021
Making Central Queensland a renewable energy powerhouse needs a transition away from coal
Posted by Clare Silcock · 12 Oct 2021Read More
Designed for Clive’s coal? Nats’ $250 billion fossil fuel fund raises questions
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 8 Oct 2021Read More
National Party and Resource Minister Keith Pitt’s proposal for a $250 billion loan scheme for resource and mining companies, with the backing of Deputy PM Barnaby Joyce, has prompted conservationists to ask...
Historic handback welcomed as Queensland returns world heritage Daintree to First Nations ownership
Posted by Andrew Picone · 29 Sep 2021Read More
The Queensland Conservation Council, Australian Conservation Foundation and the Cairns and Far North Environment Centre have today welcomed the handback of the Daintree, Hope Islands, Ngalba Bulal and Black Mountain National Parks...
Qld Govt must match or better NSW’s emissions reduction target
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 29 Sep 2021Read More
The NSW Premier announced that the state will lift its 2030 emissions reduction target from 35% to 50% emissions reductions compared to 2005 levels. Meanwhile, the Queensland Government just days ago refused...
Demand for Qld Govt to act on Waratah Coal approval loophole
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 23 Sep 2021Read More
Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) organised a snap protest outside Waratah Coal headquarters in Brisbane CBD today after it was revealed by ABC that the Clive Palmer’s company’s coal station appears to be...
Media Release: AEMO Energy Opportunity forecasts no market for rebuild of Callide’s exploded turbine
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 31 Aug 2021Read More
Queensland will have enough generation capacity to meet our forecast electricity demand for the next decade, according to the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) annual Electricity Statement Of Opportunities (ESOO) released today. ...
IPCC climate report - Australia and Queensland already facing big temperature increases which means Queensland’s new Climate Action Plan 2030 must act rapidly
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 9 Aug 2021Read More
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sixth Assessment Report released today shows that global temperatures have already increased by 1.1 degrees Celsius, with land areas in Australia warming by 1.4 degrees....
Qld Govt Climate Action Plan comes at a crucial time, with not a second to spare
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 30 Jul 2021Read More
Today’s announcement of a Climate Action Plan 2030, driven by a Cabinet sub-committee chaired by the Premier, has the opportunity and responsibility to commit to power up Queensland with 100% renewable energy...