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  • Mark Duffett: Yes, countries around the world are "scrambling to increase the amount of renewable energy in their systems", and it's making nowhere near enough difference to emissions. We need nuclear as... (17 June 2015)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: THe previous Greens Leader Senator Brown just about got thrown out of the Senate when President Bush spoke to a meeting of Parliament. However when a true totalitarian leader addresses Parliament... (19 November 2014)
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  • Mark Duffett: Milne twists what the Chinese have committed to do. Contrary to her clear implication that it's all about renewables, the '1,000 gigawatts of energy by 2030' is, directly from the text of the... (18 November 2014)
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  • Peter Rogers: Can you clarify what impact 'noting' this report will have. It may be on the record but this doesn't seem to leverage any commitment from the government to enforce the taxation laws equitably...... (22 October 2014)
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  • Tony Zegenhagen: 4 to 6 Degrees warming. Now who is dreaming. 40-60% of emissions reductions would leave this country's industry and wealth reeling and no politician should ever legislate or leave parliament... (21 August 2014)
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  • Mark Duffett: If Senator Milne is concerned about fires ignited by electricity infrastructure, she should consider the implications of massive wind turbine rollout very carefully:... (24 June 2014)
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  • Mark Duffett: Unfortunately, because forest absorbs more sunlight than grassland does, new tree plantings in temperate latitudes (i.e. southern Australia) are of only marginal benefit to the climate:... (17 June 2014)
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  • Mark Duffett: 'We are living in a climate emergency. You have to put in place a mechanism that will deliver' Yes, Senator Milne, which is why you should support nuclear energy. Renewables alone are not... (27 March 2014)
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  • Charlie Schroeder: If the situation is even in a small way as Christine Milne describes, if there has not been fraud, there has been some real problem with the way the scheme was engineered. To know if fraud has... (20 March 2013)
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  • Harry Makris: Theacademyplanet In Regard to the application for Keyneton Wind Farm......711/V006/12 My intention is to be brief..... ...It must be absolutely clear by "Now" that there is something... (8 December 2012)
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  • Mark Duffett: If the Greens were fair dinkum about science and evidence, they wouldn't be opposing nuclear energy and GM agriculture. (27 November 2012)
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  • William McCann: When Nauru was closed down some years ago it was estimated that the cost per asylum seeker had been in excess of $100,000 annually per person incarcerated. One can reasonably consider that figure... (26 November 2012)
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  • Andrew JACKSON: Senator Madigan and Xenophon's may well be opposed to wind energy BUT they are not opposed to power per se. THe Greens Political Party in pursuing their anti electricity agenda are pursuing... (31 October 2012)
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  • julie Danser: I am confused by your use of the words "asylum seeker" and "refugee". From my understanding an asylum seeker is seeking asylum from real dangerous threat to their lives. Refugee, however, is... (17 August 2012)
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  • Henare Degan: Here's the article referred to in this speech: http://www.theage.com.au/national/bernardi-busy-behind-grass roots-anticarbon-tax-movement-20111015-1lqj7.html (28 November 2011)
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  • Mark Duffett: If the Greens were fair dinkum about "what needs to happen by 2050", the CEFC would be able to support nuclear power for Australia. Renewables, on their own, are a multi-trillion dollar recipe... (8 November 2011)
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  • robyn furci: Perhaps our good Senators who refuse to see any problem regarding Australia's future land and water resource security should take a fact-finding visit to Angola. The country has been taken over... (18 October 2011)
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  • Mark Duffett: Scotland can only think about going to a nominal 80% renewable energy because it has heaps of scope for hydro and can import foreign electricity (principally nuclear) when the wind isn't blowing.... (27 October 2010)
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  • Mark Duffett: I wonder if Senator Milne realises that much of the geoscientific work she calls "a subsidy to the fossil fuel industry" is also heavily relied on by the geothermal industry. (18 June 2010)
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  • J Jackman: THE OUT SPOKEN VOICE OF THE TASMANIAN FORESTY DEBATE Iím a true environmentalist for the forests and a true economist for the state of Tasmania or as I like to think of myself also as a... (7 April 2010)
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  • Josef Tadich: Great speech from Christine here, as someone who works in the renewable industry, she's definitely cut through the key issues of the RET and CPRS. These are complex issues, and clear action is... (10 March 2010)
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  • Vicki Stebbins: Thank goodness someone makes sense on this issue and isn't just talking for the greed of a few. I'm in rural northern NSW and farms have been bought, the land cleared and trees planted for carbon... (1 December 2009)
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