AUSTRALIA TURNS BACK TO THE DARK AGES OF ENERGY PRODUCTION

The reduced Renewable Energy Target passed through the Senate on June 23 and included the burning of native forests for electricity as eligible to earn Renewable Energy Credits. Dirty back room deals were done by the government to gain the support of some…Read More

It's crunch time - can you make some phonecalls in the next few days?

Just a few days to go! The regulation allowing burning native forest wood to gain renewable energy credits in the RET has passed through the House of Representatives. Labor has moved an amendment overturning it in the legislation. The only thing that now…Read More

Stop Subsidies for Native Forest Destruction in the Renewable Energy Target

You've probably heard the news that Australian Industry Minister Ian MacFarlane wants to include subsidies for native forest wood fired electricity as part of the 33,000 GWh Renewable Energy Target. He has said it will happen 'one way or another'. So far…Read More

Urgent action is needed to protect Australia’s forests and Renewable Energy Target

The native forest logging industry is lobbying hard to have what it calls “wood or forest waste” included in Australia’s Renewable Energy Target. The Abbott Government will make a decision on this very soon, within days or weeks. If the industry is…Read More

JOIN US ON OCTOBER 28 TO OPPOSE ‘DEAD KOALA POWER’ IN NEW SOUTH WALES.

ACTION ALERT: MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013 Thanks to everyone who wrote, signed petitions, phoned or joined in our day of action back in August. You helped let the O’Farrell government know that we will not stand by while our native forests are trashed and…Read More

DONT BURN NSW FORESTS FOR ELECTRICITY

It’s unthinkable. The New South Wales government is set to overturn a ban on burning native forest wood for electricity. This will give the green light for electricity plants to be built using native forests for fuel, and send us back 150 years to the…Read More

Please sign to help stop our forests from going up in smoke

Thank you to those who have joined this site, written, signed, and sent donations. So far we have together been successful at helping stop industry from gaining federal Renewable Energy Certificates for burning native forests for bio-energy, and helping stop…Read More
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