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Climate change is the greatest environmental threat facing the environment and the Earth's life-support system. It is caused by greenhouse pollution from human activities and it can be stopped, but only with decisive action.

Federal Treasurer called on to stop carbon price rorting of power bills

 

As the ACCC ramps up action against the private sector about carbon tax rip-offs, Total Environment Centre today called on Federal Treasurer Wayne Swan to use his federal consumer law powers to prevent state governments from forcing electricity retailers to include misleading information about the carbon price impact on electricity bills.

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Support for NSW legislation to stop new fossil fuel power stations

 

 

Two of the State’s major conservation groups today expressed support for a Bill to be introduced into the NSW Parliament which would prevent the building of two new coal or gas fired power stations.

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Are conservative governments aiming for a climate policy-free zone?

 

 

The NSW government should commit to reinstating the state’s greenhouse gas abatement scheme (GGAS) if its legal action or Tony Abbott succeeds in terminating the carbon price – and other state governments who are ditching climate change policies under the guise of the same excuse should also come clean, Total Environment Centre said today.

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Clean Coal Spin Hits The Dustbin

 

TEC applauds the historic step taken by the NSW Government yesterday, which has introduced a bill categorically recognising “there is no such thing as clean coal.”

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Anti-carbon price ads ‘morally repugnant’

 
The new round of adverts by an anti-carbon price industry lobby group are morally repugnant, Total Environment Centre said today.

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