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Andrews Government delivers major boost to Victoria’s clean energy industry

Wednesday 15 June 2016: Environment Victoria has strongly welcomed Victoria’s new clean energy targets, which will be legislated in coming months. more

Victoria commits to zero climate pollution, now time to get on with the job

9 June 2016: Environment Victoria welcomes the Andrews Government’s plans to strengthen Victoria’s Climate Change Act, and urges the Premier to make a fast start in cutting Victoria’s climate pollution. more

Election scorecard: Coalition ‘out of touch’ and isolated on climate change

8 June 2016: A new election scorecard of the major parties, released by Environment Victoria today, has left the Liberal party looking isolated and out of touch on climate change and the environment. more

Urgent need for Engie and Victorian government to work together on Hazelwood closure

Thursday 26 May 2016: Following reports overnight that Engie, the French multinational that owns Hazelwood, is considering the future of Australia’s dirtiest power station, a clear plan and timeframes for closure of the aging plant are urgently needed. more

New Promise Watch site tracks the parties’ environment commitments

18 May 2016: Environment Victoria releases a ‘Promise Watch’ site to help journalists and citizens track the environment and climate change commitments of the major parties. more

Coalition climate policy missing key plank, report highlights

17 May 2016: A new analysis of Australia’s rapidly changing energy market confirms that governments must develop plans to phase out coal-burning power stations more

Polls show voters demand election action on global warming

16 May 2016: Recent polling shows Australians want the next government to phase out coal-burning power stations and transition to renewable energy. more

Prime Minister must reject anti-democratic attack on environment charities

4 May 2016: A House of Representatives Inquiry into the tax-deductibility of environment groups attempts to silence them by imposing limits on advocacy and tying up charities in red tape. more

Turnbull’s first Budget fails to reverse Coalition attacks on environment

4 May 2016: The change of Prime Minister from Tony Abbott to Malcolm Turnbull has failed to deliver any noticeable improvement in environmental policy, Environment Victoria said responding to last night’s Budget. more

Environment Victoria welcomes ALP plan to cut pollution and clean up Australia’s energy supply

27 April 2016: Australia’s alternative government has today released a comprehensive outline for tackling global warming and cleaning up our polluting electricity system, Environment Victoria said today. more

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