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Calls for bi-partisan support on climate action as Queensland introduces new emissions legislation

The Queensland Government's launch of its 75 percent by 2035 emission reduction legislation today signals an impressive turnaround for Australia’s most polluting state, according to the Queensland Conservation Council (QCC).

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New Qld Renewable Energy Target Legislation An Opportunity for LNP to End Energy Wars

The Queensland Conservation Council (QCC) today welcomes news that the Queensland Government will introduce new legislation to Parliament to cement Queensland's new 70% by 2032 and 80% by 2035 Renewable Energy Targets in law.

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Call for Queensland to improve emissions targets as El Niño declared

A coalition of environment groups has released a joint letter calling on the Queensland Government to urgently improve its emissions reduction targets following today’s declaration that Australia will face hotter and drier conditions as a result of an El Niño event this summer.

The joint letter – signed by 14 groups representing more than 931,500 Queenslanders – calls on Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk to strengthen Queensland’s emissions reduction targets to at least 60% by 2030, 70% by 2032 and 90% below 2005 levels by 2035.

These targets would bring Queensland in line with the ambition of other states and closer to what climate science shows is the minimum required for Queensland to do its part to hold warming to 1.5°C.

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