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Longer fire season threat

THE Hawkesbury could be in for longer and harsher bushfire seasons in the future according to a report released by the Climate Council. Released earlier this month, the Climate Council’s Critical Decade 2017: Accelerating Climate Action highlighted a number of potential problems Australians will face in the future, if climate change modelling proved true. One…

Climate Control

New research shows that Australian local governments are tackling climate change without relying on help from other levels of government – and increasingly sharing their knowledge with each other. Last month Sunshine Coast Council in Queensland cut the ribbon on the first large-scale solar power plant built by an Australian local government. Located on an…

Hawkesbury Council joins Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership

For full Hawkesbury Gazette article click here HAWKESBURY City Council has signed up for the Climate Council’s newly announced Cities Power Partnership. A number of councils across Australia, including Hawkesbury, have signed up for the partnership, which have pledged to do what they can to tackle carbon emissions at the local level. Hawkesbury Mayor Mary Lyons-Buckett…

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