Environmentalists for Nuclear Energy Australia
is the Australian affiliate of , a pro-nuclear power non-profit organisation claiming over 9,000 members in 60 countries. Australia has no nuclear power plants, but was an issue in the 2007 elections.
EFN-Australia refers to itself as a not-for-profit environmental association, registered as a political party. EFN-Australia was originally registered as Conservatives for Climate and Environment
in early 2007
. Its stated major objective is to achieve the strongest possible action on climate change:1) by promoting acceptance of nuclear energy as a significant part of the solution to climate change;2) by supporting all viable technologies for greenhouse gas abatement;3) by pushing for ambitious emissions reduction targets and timelines, achieved by a strong carbon price signal;4) by endorsing and promoting the election of candidates to the Senate, House of Representatives and/or State Parliaments;5) by having a politically non-partisan agenda, welcoming positive action from all sides.
Formerly, as Conservatives for Climate and Environment, the organisation was based on support for the economic policies of the governing Liberal
parties, but with greater emphasis on the importance of climate change
, and focused on environmental policies, which included the ratification of the Kyoto Protocol
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