The 'emissions obsession' isn't confined to Labor and the green-leftLabor will hold a virtual national conference before Easter to debate its blueprint policy agenda ahead of the next federal election. Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese said the party would lean on the experience of the Democratic Convention held in the US. “I think it will be a success and will enable us to finalise the platform going forward of the Labor Party. Internal fractures over the Labor Party’s position on climate change and energy resulted in Hunter MP Joel Fitzgibbon quitting the frontbench earlier this month. “We need to drive down our emissions and good action on climate change is good for jobs, it’s good for lowering emissions and good for lowering prices.