Posts Tagged ‘ Australia ’

Australia announces plans for world’s biggest marine park | The Guardian via peacenews.org

Nov 27th, 2011 | By

Australia has announced plans for the world’s biggest marine park, intended to protect vast areas of the Coral Sea off the north-east coast and the site of naval battles during the second world war. For more on this story, visit: Australia announces plans for world’s biggest marine park | The Guardian | peacenews.org.



Australia: Historic New Carbon Price Law Divides Nation | Global Voices

Nov 15th, 2011 | By

BARACK Obama’s visit raises a single basic challenge for Julia Gillard. Unless the Prime Minister openly confirms whether the US will have a full national carbon tax or cap and trade scheme by 2016, she will have failed a bedrock test of leadership. Labor was quick to accuse Tony Abbott of being a coward for

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Australia passes a price on pollution in the House

Oct 12th, 2011 | By

Australia has taken a huge step – a committed effort to work to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions, to invest in clean energy and to find innovative ways to tackle climate change. It’s a massive success for all of us who have worked hard, spoken up at community meetings about the issue and organized events to call for action.