Greens Party Warns Labor About Deal That Would Protect Coal

The Greens will put forward a bill to uphold renewable energy target scheme

The Guardian reported that the Greens are attempting to warn the Labor Party that a clean energy target deal with the Turnbull government could lock in coal. The Greens will put forward a bill to uphold and expand the renewable energy target scheme. Adam Bandt, Greens spokesman, wants to ensure that coal-fired generators are left out of any future renewable energy target scheme to allow renewables to grow and close coal generators. he says, “A Labor/Liberal CET deal that includes coal is a recipe for hobbling renewables and subsidising the new build of what would otherwise be stranded fossil fuel assets.” Click here to read the full story in The Guardian

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Written by Jon Capistrano

Jon specialises in research and content creation for our outreach campaigns. He’s worked as a technical support representative for Dell, America Online, Xbox and Dodo Australia. He’s an avid scooterist and musician.

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