09 August 2012
Technology company, Silanna Semiconductor, which makes microelectronic circuits for space and defence satellites, deep-space probes and mobile phone infrastructure, has been awarded a Federal Government grant worth nearly a quarter of a million dollars to reduce its energy use and cut carbon emissions intensity by more than 21 per cent.
15 June 2012
The Clean Energy Regulator has today made a determination on the number of local councils with landfill sites that could be emitting large amounts of methane and other gasses.
13 June 2012
The Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Greg Combet, and Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, today announced over $42 million in grants to improve energy efficiency across community buildings and facilities.
29 May 2012
The New South Wales Government has today confirmed that the Federal Government's household assistance package, on average, will cover council rate rises that might arise from the Clean Energy Future Plan.
22 May 2012
In recent weeks a number of local governments from around Australia have asked about how the carbon price will apply to pollution from local landfill sites and the potential impact this might have on rates for local communities.
23 April 2012
The Australian Government will join forces with the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) today to address questions from local government across Australia about cutting pollution and earning carbon credits when the carbon price on large landfills comes into effect in July.
18 April 2012
Australia’s move to a clean energy economy was discussed at the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate in Rome today, by federal Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus.
14 April 2012
Economic growth in low pollution economies will be among the issues discussed when Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency, Mark Dreyfus, represents Australia in climate change talks with representatives from the U.S., Russia, China and ASEAN nations in Tokyo this weekend.
12 April 2012
The Federal Government today published draft funding guidelines for the development of carbon farming methodologies.
11 April 2012
The Australian public should not be misled by a scare campaign about the impact of the carbon price on landfill sites.
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