Coalition to Australian farmers: you'll have to wait

The Opposition’s climate spokesman, Greg Hunt, today moved to delay the Government’s plans to credit farmers’ actions to reduce carbon pollution.

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Climate change awareness project launched in Canberra

The Earthwatch ClimateWatch Trail was launched at Parliament House today by Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus.

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Building resilience of coastal communities to climate change

The Australian Government will invest $3.2 million to help demonstrate how coastal communities can adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change.

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National energy efficiency roadshow starts in WA today

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, will meet Energy Minister Peter Collier in Perth today to discuss how both levels of government can help households in Western Australia save money on their energy bills.

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China delegation arrives for climate talks

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Greg Combet today welcomed the arrival of his Chinese counterpart, Xie Zhenhua, to Australia for the 3rd Australia- China Ministerial Dialogue on Climate Change, saying the Australian government's plan to introduce a carbon price would be a key focus of the discussions.

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Government welcomes Qantas' carbon neutral flights

The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today welcomed news that iconic Australian businesses, Qantas and Jetstar, are now certified to offer carbon neutral flights.

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Government delivering on national energy standards for appliances

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change Mark Dreyfus says he’s pleased that the Greens have announced their support for energy efficiency, including energy performance standards for appliances.

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Joint-op targets Home Insulation fraud

Joint-op targets Home Insulation fraud In an extensive joint-agency investigation between the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency and the Australian Federal Police (AFP), 35 search warrants were yesterday executed across three states, targeting alleged fraudulent activity under the Australian Government’s now-closed Home Insulation Program (HIP).

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More schools go solar with Federal Government grants

Schools around Australia would be able to become more energy efficient following the allocation of $51 million in Federal Government grants announced by the Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and the Parliamentary Secretary, Mark Dreyfus.

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