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senate vote 2010-06-22#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:20:20

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-06-22.76.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that the [http://bze.org.au/zero-carbon-australia/stationary-energy-plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan] released by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beyond_Zero_Emissions Beyond Zero Emissions] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_Of_Melbourne University of Melbourne] shows:''
  • ''(i) that it is technically possible for Australia to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy within a decade, and''
  • ''(ii) that the technologies to achieve this goal, including baseload solar thermal energy with storage, are commercially available today;''(Read more about thermal energy storage [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_energy_storage here].)
  • ''(b) applauds the organisations involved for their vision and efforts; and''
  • ''(c) calls on the Australian Government to direct the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to undertake a similar study to examine the potential for a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in Australia.''
  • References
  • The majority voted against a [motion](http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-06-22.76.2) introduced by Greens Senator [Christine Milne](http://publicwhip-rails.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate). This means that it was rejected. The motion was:
  • _That the Senate-_
  • _(a) notes that the [Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan](http://bze.org.au/zero-carbon-australia/stationary-energy-plan) released by [Beyond Zero Emissions](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beyond_Zero_Emissions) and the [University of Melbourne](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_Of_Melbourne) shows:_
  • _(i) that it is technically possible for Australia to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy within a decade, and_
  • _(ii) that the technologies to achieve this goal, including baseload solar thermal energy with storage, are commercially available today;_(Read more about thermal energy storage [here](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_energy_storage).)
  • _(b) applauds the organisations involved for their vision and efforts; and_
  • _(c) calls on the Australian Government to direct the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to undertake a similar study to examine the potential for a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in Australia._
  • References
senate vote 2010-06-22#2

Edited by system

on 2014-10-07 16:16:39

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  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-06-22.76.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that the [http://bze.org.au/zero-carbon-australia/stationary-energy-plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan] released by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beyond_Zero_Emissions Beyond Zero Emissions] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_Of_Melbourne University of Melbourne] shows:''
  • ''(i) that it is technically possible for Australia to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy within a decade, and''
  • ''(ii) that the technologies to achieve this goal, including baseload solar thermal energy with storage, are commercially available today;''[1]
  • ''(ii) that the technologies to achieve this goal, including baseload solar thermal energy with storage, are commercially available today;''(Read more about thermal energy storage [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_energy_storage here].)
  • ''(b) applauds the organisations involved for their vision and efforts; and''
  • ''(c) calls on the Australian Government to direct the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to undertake a similar study to examine the potential for a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in Australia.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about thermal energy storage [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_energy_storage here].
senate vote 2010-06-22#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-31 15:22:31

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Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-06-22.76.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that the [http://bze.org.au/zero-carbon-australia/stationary-energy-plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan] released by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beyond_Zero_Emissions Beyond Zero Emissions] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_Of_Melbourne University of Melbourne] shows:''
  • ''(i) that it is technically possible for Australia to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy within a decade, and''
  • ''(ii) that the technologies to achieve this goal, including baseload solar thermal energy with storage, are commercially available today;''[1]
  • ''(b) applauds the organisations involved for their vision and efforts; and''
  • ''(c) calls on the Australian Government to direct the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to undertake a similar study to examine the potential for a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in Australia.
  • ''(c) calls on the Australian Government to direct the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to undertake a similar study to examine the potential for a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in Australia.''
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about thermal energy storage [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_energy_storage here].
senate vote 2010-06-22#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-31 15:22:15

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Description

  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-06-22.76.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-06-22.76.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that it was rejected. The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that the [http://bze.org.au/zero-carbon-australia/stationary-energy-plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan] released by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beyond_Zero_Emissions Beyond Zero Emissions] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_Of_Melbourne University of Melbourne] shows:''
  • ''(i) that it is technically possible for Australia to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy within a decade, and''
  • ''(ii) that the technologies to achieve this goal, including baseload solar thermal energy with storage, are commercially available today;''[1]
  • ''(b) applauds the organisations involved for their vision and efforts; and''
  • ''(c) calls on the Australian Government to direct the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to undertake a similar study to examine the potential for a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in Australia.
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about thermal energy storage [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_energy_storage here].
  • * [1] Read more about thermal energy storage [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_energy_storage here].
senate vote 2010-06-22#2

Edited by mackay

on 2014-03-31 15:21:55

Title

  • Transition to Renewable Energy
  • Motions - Transition to Renewable Energy - Undertake a study

Description

  • <p class="speaker">Christine Milne</p>
  • <p>I move:</p>
  • <dl><dt></dt><dd>That the Senate&#8212;<dl><dt>(a)</dt><dd>notes that the Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan released by Beyond Zero Emissions and the University of Melbourne shows:<dl><dt>(i)</dt><dd>that it is technically possible for Australia to achieve 100&#160;per&#160;cent renewable energy within a decade, and</dd><dt>(ii)</dt><dd>that the technologies to achieve this goal, including baseload solar thermal energy with storage, are commercially available today;</dd></dl></dd><dt>(b)</dt><dd>applauds the organisations involved for their vision and efforts; and</dd><dt>(c)</dt><dd>calls on the Australian Government to direct the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to undertake a similar study to examine the potential for a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in Australia.</dd></dl></dd></dl><p>Question put.</p>
  • The majority voted against a [http://www.openaustralia.org/senate/?id=2010-06-22.76.2 motion] introduced by Greens Senator [http://publicwhip-test.openaustraliafoundation.org.au/mp.php?mpn=Christine_Milne&mpc=Senate&house=senate Christine Milne]. This means that the motion was rejected.
  • The motion was:
  • ''That the Senate-''
  • ''(a) notes that the [http://bze.org.au/zero-carbon-australia/stationary-energy-plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan] released by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beyond_Zero_Emissions Beyond Zero Emissions] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_Of_Melbourne University of Melbourne] shows:''
  • ''(i) that it is technically possible for Australia to achieve 100 per cent renewable energy within a decade, and''
  • ''(ii) that the technologies to achieve this goal, including baseload solar thermal energy with storage, are commercially available today;''[1]
  • ''(b) applauds the organisations involved for their vision and efforts; and''
  • ''(c) calls on the Australian Government to direct the Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism and the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency to undertake a similar study to examine the potential for a swift transition to 100 per cent renewable energy in Australia.
  • References
  • * [1] Read more about thermal energy storage [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thermal_energy_storage here].