The Tasmanian Greens have released a comprehensive climate change strategy that seeks make all new car sales electric in the state electric vehicles only after 2030.
The plan released on Thursday touches upon energy efficiency in homes, reforestation activities, restoration of flood basins, an end to native forest logging, and protection of agricultural land for future strategic importance in a changing climate.
Under the plan, government buildings will be fitted with charging infrastructure for electric vehicles and grants would be provided to businesses and councils for public charging infrastructure.
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The Greens want all new car sales in the state after 2030 to be restricted to electric cars, except in prescribed circumstances.
The party says until that date, registration for electric cars in Tasmania will be waived.
It wants to ban generation of non-renewable energy in Tasmanian's electricity grid by 2030 and decommission the gas-powered Tamar Valley Power Station.
Greens climate change spokeswoman Rosalie Woodruff said the party would mandate six-star energy efficiency in public housing and would see that these homes were fitted with rooftop solar panels.
"This comprehensive plans is about ensuring that nobody is left behind," she said.
"We have to put people on low incomes first as we know that people on low incomes have the least ability to look after health, to prepare their houses and to prepare themselves for extreme climate events."
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