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Government rejects 100% renewables and refuses to declare a climate emergency

So what happened in Parliament this week? The Victorian Government rejected our amendments on 100% renewables and refused to declare a climate emergency. This week the upper house passed a bill to increase the renewable energy target to 50% by 2030. We’re already on track to hit that target, we know that a 100% target is realistic, and 150,000 people called for one at the climate strike in September. We moved an amendment for 100% renewables by 2030, which was voted down by the big parties, as well as by Fiona Patten, Catherine Cumming and the Sustainable Australia Party. We...

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