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Media alert – Environment groups respond to WA Climate Change Bill at Parliament

Conservation Council of Western Australia < 1 mins read

Press conference

Date:                   Tuesday 7 May 2024
Time:                  12.30 PM AWST
Location:           Parliament House, 4 Harvest Terrace, West Perth WA 6005

Leading climate and environment groups will respond to the unexpected reintroduction of the WA Climate Change Bill in the lower house of WA Parliament with a press conference on the front steps of Parliament at 12.30pm.

The Climate Change Bill will determine how WA responds to the climate crisis at a critical time as the only state without a 2030 emissions reduction target.

It comes as figures from the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water reveal that WA annual emissions increased 12% in the last reporting period, leaving WA the only state with emissions continuing to increase above 2005 levels.

Speakers include:

Richard Yin, President of the Conservation Council of WA

Jess Boyce, Acting Director, WA Forest Alliance

Martin Pritchard, Director of Strategy at Environs Kimberley

ENDS


About us:

The Conservation Council of WA (CCWA) is the state’s foremost non-profit, non-government conservation organisation representing nearly 100 environmental organisations across Western Australia. 

For more information, visit: ccwa.org.au.


Contact details:

MEDIA CONTACT: 0412 272 570 or by email at media@ccwa.org.au

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