Transcript, 5AA Mornings, Interview with Matthew Pantelis

E&OE….                       Topics: Labor’s failed carbon tax MATTHEW PANTELIS:   It seems we are using less electricity – probably because we can’t afford it – and the high Aussie dollar have helped put Australia within a footy kick or so of the 2020 emission reduction target, although there’s a lot more work to do.             Greg…

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Transcript, ABC AM, Interview with Lexi Metherell

E&OE….                       Topics: Labor’s failed carbon tax ASHLEY HALL: The Federal Government is using recent emissions figures to argue it’s on track to meet its carbon reduction targets. It says the figures show the carbon tax was an ineffective policy. The Environment Minister Greg Hunt, says the latest National Greenhouse Accounts show that under the…

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Transcript, Channel 7 Sunrise, Interview with David Koch

E&OE….                       Topics: Green Climate Fund DAVID KOCH:        Now the Federal Government is on the back foot again after yet another policy backflip, this time on climate change. Previously Prime Minister Tony Abbott has described the Green Climate Fund like this. (Audio excerpt begins) TONY ABBOTT:     Socialism masquerading as environmentalism. DAVID KOCH:        Now the government…

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Transcript, ABC Gippsland, Interview with Jonathon Kendall

E&OE….                       Topics: Green Climate Fund JONATHON KENDALL:   It came as somewhat of a surprise but yesterday the Federal Government pledged $200 million over four years to the Green Climate Fund. It’s run the United Nations to help developing countries adapt to climate change. But it was previously described by Prime Minister Tony Abbott as…

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Transcript, Doorstop, Melbourne

E&OE….                       Topics: Green Climate Fund GREG HUNT:          I’m delighted to welcome the Australian Government’s $200 million for the Green Climate Fund. This is about helping to stop deforestation in the Asia-Pacific region. It’s about protecting the great rainforests of Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. About working with countries such as the Philippines, Malaysia, Cambodia,…

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Transcript, Sky News PM Agenda, Interview with David Speers

E&OE….                       Topics: Green Climate Fund DAVID SPEERS:     Greg Hunt, thank you for your time. The Prime Minister has resisted putting money into this Green Climate Fund for quite some time now. Can you explain why the Government has now decided to put in $200 million? GREG HUNT:          Well, this is the moment. This is…

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Transcript, 4CA Cairns, Interview with John Mackenzie

E&OE….                       Topics: Cairns inlet project, Great Barrier Reef, turtles and dugongs JOHN MACKENZIE:         I’ve been really looking forward to catching up with this gentleman, there’s so much to talk about. He’s the Federal Minister for Environment, Greg Hunt is his name. Hello Greg. GREG HUNT:          Good morning John. JOHN MACKENZIE:         I’ve got to take…

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