Climate Change

Climate change - Ningaloo Reef

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[COUNCIL — Tuesday, 22 November 2011]
Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Helen Morton


Climate change adaptation and mitigation strategy

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[COUNCIL — Wednesday, 9 November 2011]
President; Hon Dr Sally Talbot; Hon Robin Chapple; Hon Matt Benson-Lidholm; Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon
Linda Savage


Amendment to Motion Read more »

Beginning of a new era as Clean Energy Future bills pass into law

Hon Lynn MacLaren MLC has congratulated her colleagues on the passing of the Clean Energy Future legislation through the Federal Senate today.

"Today is an historic day for Australia and a boost to global efforts to reduce emissions," said Ms MacLaren.

"Today is the day that Australia lays the foundation for a whole economic transformation and it's the day we start serious action to tackle the climate crisis," Australian Greens Deputy Leader, Senator Christine Milne, said. Read more »

The Greens (WA) Plantations, Farm Forestry and Timber Industries Policy

The Greens (WA) believe that plantations and farm forestry can meet all of our current and future timber needs, and will underpin future prosperity and diversification of our regional economies. Read more »

The Greens (WA) Marine and Coastal Policy

Western Australians from all backgrounds value our ocean, beaches and riverfronts as public places open to all. These areas need protection from developments that exclude responsible public access and damage natural values. Many parts of our coast are being threatened by insensitive development, some of which prevent, or restrict, waterfront access by local communities. Read more »

The Greens (WA) Energy Policy

The Greens (WA) believe that Western Australia needs a long-term State Energy Strategy that charts a course to a secure, reliable and low carbon energy future. The current pathway of fossil fuel dependence and ever-increasing energy consumption is not sustainable given the realities of climate change and the emerging decline of global oil production. Read more »

The Greens (WA) Climate Change Policy

The Greens (WA) believe that human induced climate change poses the greatest threat to our world in human history. Immediate, strong and sustained action is required to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions. Read more »

Say Yes to Action on Climate Change

Jun 5 2011 13:00

National Day of Action

Perth Cultural Centre, Wetlands Stage

Join Australians saying YES to a cleaner Australia at this fun, family friendly event.

What if we said yes to making big polluters pay for what they pump into our skies? We can reduce carbon pollution and invest in new, cleaner technologies. That means new industries and new jobs for Australian workers.

We can build a secure future powered by the wind and the sun. It means cleaner air and better health for our kids, the elderly, everyone. And Yes to finally tackling climate change. Read more »

Climate Commission Report - Implications

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[COUNCIL — Thursday, 26 May 2011]
Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Helen Morton


Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Planning:

(1) Is the minister aware of the Climate Commission’s recently released report entitled “A Critical
Decade”? Read more »

Department of Commerce - Addressing Climate Change

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[COUNCIL — Thursday, 7 April 2011]
Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Simon O'Brien


Hon Lynn MacLaren to the Minister for Commerce

(1) Is the Department of Commerce addressing climate change issues as it affects the Department’s sectoral

(2) If no to (1), why not? Read more »