Lane Cove Electorate (NSW)

Posted by Vote Climate One Team on March 16, 2023 1:03 pm

Lower House: Lane Cove

GREEN LIGHT CANDIDATES
WISE, Ben
21-03-2023
Running
ARMSTRONG, Heather
10-03-2023
Running
DAVIDSON, Victoria
11-03-2023
Running
Green light candidates have been rigorously assessed as absolutely committed to real action on the climate emergency. Number these first when you vote.
ORANGE LIGHT CANDIDATES
PEDERSEN, Penelope
11-03-2023
Running
ROBERTS, Anthony
20-03-2023
Incumbent
Orange light candidates are preferable to red but have some question marks over their climate policy or party voting record. When you vote, number them after the green light candidates.
RED LIGHT CANDIDATES
There are no candidates for this category in the database. Candidates are added until the close of registrations. Please check again later.

Upper House: NSW Legislative Council

GREEN LIGHT OPTIONS
0 Sitting Members
17 Running
0 Sitting Members
16 Running
0 Sitting Members
18 Running
0 Sitting Members
15 Running
1 Sitting Member
17 Running
Green light parties have been rigorously assessed as absolutely committed to real action on the climate emergency. Number these first when you vote below the line.
ORANGE LIGHT OPTIONS
4 Sitting Members
17 Running
0 Sitting Members
17 Running
Orange light parties are preferable to red but have some question marks over their climate policy or party voting record. When you vote below the line number them after the green light candidates.
RED LIGHT OPTIONS
0 Sitting Members
18 Running
0 Sitting Members
17 Running
3 Sitting Members
2 Running
0 Sitting Members
16 Running
0 Sitting Members
18 Running
0 Sitting Members
2 Running
0 Sitting Members
1 Running
0 Sitting Members
9 Running
0 Sitting Members
2 Running
0 Sitting Members
3 Running
0 Sitting Members
15 Running
Red light parties are a dangerous choice if you want real action on the climate emergency. Number these after the green and orange parties. Alternatively you can choose to not number them at all.

Recommendations and news for Lane Cove

Green light candidate Victoria Davidson (Running)

Victoria has been deemed worthy of support from Climate 200. Vote Climate One has also assessed her as an excellent candidate to support action on climate.

Climate Change and a Green Economy Policy

At least a 60% Emissions Reduction Target (ERT) by 2030, 80% by 2035, and Net Zero by 2040

  • legislation of targets and clear emissions reduction planning for all sectors, including hard to abate sectors;
    • legislation must ensure built-in monitoring and accountability;
    • regular reporting to Parliament and a Climate Change Joint Parliamentary Committee would strengthen monitoring, reporting and public confidence. 
  • whole of economy approach to climate change solutions: a climate change lens applied to all government projects and decisions to ensure they are not incompatible with achieving ERTs;
  • support for households and businesses to transition to full electrification and get off gas.  Support the development of …

Green light candidate Heather Armstrong (Running)

All Greens candidates for the NSW state election have been assessed by Vote Climate One as Green Light Candidates because of their strong policy and action on climate.

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CLIMATE CHANGE

Principles

The Greens NSW believe that:

1.    Humans have radically altered Earth’s biophysical environment; this degradation poses the greatest threat to our planet’s climate system. A meaningful shift by communities, governments and corporations to a more harmonious and symbiotic relationship with Earth’s living systems is urgently required.

2.    Climate change threatens all aspects of life. It is already disrupting human societies through changing weather patterns, extreme weather events, desertification and sea level rise. It threatens food security, water, the economy, social cohesion and the well-being of humans and …

Green light candidate Ben WISE (Running)

Pictured: 2022 NSW Senate candidate Cr Georgia Lamb (right).

“The viability of our societies depends on leaders from government, business and civil society uniting behind policies, actions and investments that will limit temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius.” Australian Broadcasting Corporation

“The world’s leading climate scientists have warned that the prospect of limiting global warming to 1.5C will be out of reach within 12 years at current rates of greenhouse gas emissions, in a report that finds it is now “unequivocal’’ that human activity is heating the planet.” The Australian [$]

  • Act on climate …

Upper House party recommendations

Vote Climate One has assessed these parties as the safest bet for action on climate change. The parties are listed in alphabetical order. List placement does not infer ranking.

Elizabeth Farrelly Independents

Climate Action From fires to floods, climate change is affecting us all, with the potential for extreme damage to our homes, our communities and our economy. We not only need to take urgent action to transition rapidly to efficient, zero emission, low cost energy but to enable communities dependent on fossil fuel industries to effectively …

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Socialist Alliance

Our rigorous assessment has scored green light parties above all others on ecological and climate policy. We advise you to preference members of parties like this first on your ballot paper.

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Sustainable Australia Party – Stop Overdevelopment / Corruption

Climate change Pictured: 2022 NSW Senate candidate Cr Georgia Lamb (right). “The viability of our societies depends on leaders from government, business and civil society uniting behind policies, actions and investments that will limit temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius.” Australian Broadcasting Corporation “The world’s leading climate scientists have warned that the prospect of limiting global warming …

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The Greens NSW

The NSW Greens have an excellent climate policy. Their parliamentary performance supporting action on climate has been outstanding. The Greens are the only minor party which has been ranked with a Green Light. Their policies and voting record contrast starkly with the National Party who are unequivocally Red Light on climate.

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