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...
100% renewable energy before the Olympics
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 20 Jul 2021Read More
Olympians team up with Queensland Conservation Council in demanding that the Qld Government commit to achieving 100% renewable energy by the 2032 Olympics. Four time Olympic gold medallist swimmer, Libby Trickett, has...
Qld Premier’s letter to Morrison Govt prompts calls for Qld LNP MPs to act on climate
Posted by Maggie Mckeown · 14 Jul 2021Read More
Queensland Conservation Council strongly supports the Queensland Premier’s call for greater Federal action on emission reduction and water quality to protect our awesome Great Barrier Reef. QCC has today followed up the...
Nationals leadership playing same old climate game
Posted by David Copeman · 21 Jun 2021Read More
“Queenslanders are tired of politicians playing games with climate change for their own political gain,” said Dave Copeman, Queensland Conservation Council’s Director. “We have faced bushfires, floods, drought, and rising insurance costs....
A budget for renewable energy transformation, but not national parks.
Posted by Larissa Cordner · 15 Jun 2021Read More
For Immediate Release The Queensland Conservation Council has today welcomed the Palaszczuk government’s investment in renewable energy and land restoration.
Queensland taxpayers will never profit from coal fired generators
Posted by David Copeman · 15 Jun 2021Read More
9 June, 2021: The coal-fired power stations owned by the Queensland Government’s Stanwell and CS Energy will never make a profit again after 2023-24. These are the latest findings of a report...