The Clean State project has welcomed a new policy released by the McGowan Government to allow carbon farming projects on state-owned pastoral leases, calling the initiative a win for regional jobs and a cleaner economy for Western Australia. WA Minister for Regional Development and Agriculture today confirmed that Pastoral leaseholders covering vast areas of the […]
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The WA Government is consulting the community on a new climate change policy for Western Australia. This forum, hosted by the Conservation Council of Western Australia, will explore the role that native forests can have in our response to climate change, and what policy and management changes will be required to manage forests as a […]
A report released publicly today, reveals WA’s LNG industry is single-handedly cancelling out the entire countries efforts to tackle climate change and carbon pollution. The report commissioned by the Conservation Council of Western Australia (CCWA) and the Clean State project, is the first thorough investigation of greenhouse gas emissions from WA’s LNG industry. Drawing from […]
Thursday, 7 November 2019 State Library Theatre, Perth 6:15 pm – 8:15 pm AWST We’re pleased to present groundbreaking new research that lifts the lid on WA’s biggest polluters and the impact that rapidly rising emissions from the WA LNG industry is having on Australia’s international commitments to reducing carbon pollution. This informative session will […]
Today’s West Australian article “Resource sector calls for EPA guidelines to be held back” quotes a submission from Shell Australia, which is seeking to block responsible job-creating action on climate in our state. What the article omits to mention is the blatant dishonesty of Shell on this issue. Publicly, the company has committed to the goals […]
Media Release – 10 October 2019 Western Australia’s peak environment group has released new analysis published in the Guardian today revealing the full size and scale of carbon pollution that would result from the Browse Basin and Burrup Hub liquid natural gas (LNG) development led by Woodside. Key points: Total climate damage from the proposed Browse Basin […]
There is no doubt that Western Australia is in a league of its own when it comes to damaging the climate. For starters, it is the only Australian state where carbon pollution is rapidly rising. Here it can be difficult to identify where government starts and multinational oil and gas companies end, in a place […]
Consultation on the Environmental Protection Authority’s (EPA) paused carbon pollution policy has revealed overwhelming support for the policy to be reinstated and strengthened, according to submissions published on the EPA website yesterday. The EPA policy, released earlier this year proposed new rules requiring WA’s biggest polluters offset emissions through projects such as tree planting, carbon farming and renewable energy. A campaign by […]
We acknowledge that we meet and work on the land of the Nyoongar people. We pay respect to their Elders – past, present, and future – and acknowledge the important role all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to play in advancing a more sustainable Western Australia.