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WA Business, Bob Brown and the Greens stand up for the clean energy economy

Greens Senator for WA Scott Ludlam, former Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown and NZ Greens spokesperson for Energy Gareth Hughes MP united with key members of the WA renewable energy industry today to warn against an attack on renewable energy policy following Saturday's Federal election.

"Every time Tony Abbott opens his mouth he is costing WA jobs and investment," Scott Ludlam, Greens Senator for Western Australia said at a joint press conference.

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Greens to move whole of Government censure motion

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown will today move in the Senate to censure the Government for its gross and systematic failure in the delivery of climate change programs.

The motion will also call for the establishment of a unified Ministry and Department of Climate Change and Energy.

The motion will be moved at approximately 3pm, following Question Time.

No censure motion has been moved or passed in the Senate in this term of office, and no censure motion has been passed in either House of Parliament since 2005.

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No more turbines at Woolnorth until reason for eagle deaths is determined - Brown

Australian Greens Leader Bob Brown said he was deeply distressed to learn that a breeding pair of the endangered Tasmanian Wedge-tailed Eagles had been killed at the Roaring Forties Woolnorth Bluff Point wind farm.

"There should be no more wind turbines built in Tasmania's prime raptor region until the problem is fixed," Senator Brown said.

"Some 17 of these magnificent and endangered Tasmanian Wedge-tailed eagles have been knocked out since 2002 and Australia cannot afford to lose any more," Senator Brown said.

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