Greens Party Warns Labor About Deal That Would Protect Coal

Jon Capistrano
Jon Capistrano
September 12, 2017

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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