Helping households transition to a clean energy future

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus visited the Springwood Neighbourhood Centre today as he outlined the assistance householders would receive under the Clean Energy Future packaged announced by the Gillard Government.

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Rural Australians supported under a carbon price

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Greg Combet, the Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry Senator Joe Ludwig and the Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency Mark Dreyfus today announced measures to help the farm, land and food sectors play their part in Australia’s move to a clean energy future.

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Coalition should stand up for farmers

The Gillard Government today called on the Opposition to stop political game-playing which could delay farmers and rural communities from securing significant benefits under the Carbon Farming Initiative.

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Tri-nation research expedition takes to sea

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, has welcomed the launch of the Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action (ATSEA) research expedition in Darwin.

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Gillard Government's Carbon Farming Initiative a win for farmers

The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, welcomed the passage of the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Bill 2011 through the House of Representatives today, describing it as a win for farmers, a win for Indigenous Australia and a win for the environment.

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Opposition 'concerns' with Carbon Farming Initiative a smokescreen to hide internal divisions

The Coalition is now as divided on the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) as they are on the science of climate change.

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Australia's first carbon farming projects a step closer

Indigenous land managers across remote regions of the north of Australia may be able to earn carbon credits for improving fire management under the Government’s Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI).

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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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