The Renewable Energy Revolution is here
Recently in the NSW Parliament, we highlighted the renewable energy revolution, which is happening before our eyes.Read more
More cooked than the climate
We were joined by some special guests at our recent Stop Adani stall at Newtown Festival...
See all the pics on insta: www.instagram.com/jennyleong.newtown/Read more
Greens in Parliament: Statement Opposing the Gutting of Water Quality Protections in Sydney
Today the Government used a confected crisis around Mount Piper power station's coal supply to sneak through laws that will gut protections for the quality of Sydney's drinking water. Read our statement in Parliament opposing these changes.
Greens in Parliament: War on Waste
In response to last night's airing of the ABCs War on Waste we asked the government when it will commit to ban single-use plastic bags in NSW as well as other measures it could introduce to reduce unnecessary waste.
Will the NSW Government Invest in Renewable Energy: Our Question to the Premier
Today in Parliament we asked the NSW Premier if she will legislate to meet the aspirational target set by the NSW Liberal Government for net zero emissions by 2050. Read her response below.
NSW Liberal Government Guts Biodiversity Protections
Today the NSW Government pushed through amendments to biodiversity legislation that will make land clearing easier, reduce biodiversity protections, and change the way threatened species are managed, reducing protections. Read our contribution to the debate below.
Climate Bill 2016 Speech
The Greens’ Climate Change Bill 2016 creates a framework that requires the New South Wales Government to consider the impacts of global warming in every policy decision.
The Bill was first brought to the NSW Parliament last year by Greens MLC Jan Barham. It was introduced to the Legislative Assembly by the Member for Newtown Jenny Leong MP, to continue the long and strong tradition of The Greens leading the Parliament on climate change action.
NSW Must Stop Land Clearing and New Coal Mines to Meet 2050 Emissions Target
We welcome the Baird Government's 2050 net zero emissions target announcement and we call on the Government to put an end to land clearing, and to veto approval of new coal mines in NSW.
Greens in Parliament: Supporting Electric and Hydrogen Fuel, and Improvements to Rental Bond Services
Today the Greens supported measures to improve the uptake of electric and Hydrogen powered vehicles, and supported changes to make lodging rental bonds easier and more transparent for renters.
Speech: NSW Container Deposit Scheme
After a successful and long-running community campaign, legislation to establish a container deposit scheme in NSW has come to Parliament. The scheme will have a positive impact on waste management in NSW.
Greens Member for Newtown Jenny Leong MP joined the debate. A full transcript of her speech can be found below.Read more