Jan Barham MLC has warned that the NSW Government and all parties risk failing their duty to the people of the state and future generations after the Greens’ Climate Change Bill was voted down by the Government, Labor and cross-bench parties in a 26-5 Legislative Council vote today. The Greens’ Bill was supported by the Animal Justice Party.
14 December, 2015
Greens MP Jan Barham has welcomed the adoption of strong goals to limit global warming at the United Nations conference in Paris and called on the NSW Government and other parties to support climate change legislation that has already been tabled in Parliament by the Greens.
“Premier Baird and Environment Minister Speakman can no longer sit on the sideline and avoid the issue of climate change. They need to take decisive, strong and transparent action,” Ms Barham said.
NSW Greens MP Jan Barham has welcomed the South Australian Government’s target of net zero emissions by 2050 and has called on all parties in NSW to support ambition and accountability to address climate change.
24 November, 2015
Greens MP Jan Barham has said the NSW Government’s opposition to legislation that would lock in sensible climate action shows their rhetoric fails to match their policies.
22 October, 2015
Climate change legislation introduced into NSW Parliament today challenges the NSW Premier to show the climate leadership that is lacking in Australian politics, says the Greens’ Jan Barham MLC.