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Council joins statewide partnership to fight climate change

SUNSHINE Coast Council has made a commitment to help fight climate change, as it joins a network of 70 Queensland councils in the Cities Power Partnership. The council this week signed up to the partnership, pledging to take action on renewable energy, energy efficiency, transport and collaboration to fight climate change. In return the Cities…

Queensland councils join forces in climate fight

QUEENSLAND COUNCILS JOIN FORCES IN CLIMATE FIGHT AUSTRALIA’S BIGGEST COUNCIL has taken a giant step forward to cut the nation’s rising pollution levels, as Brisbane joins a fast-growing national network of councils tackling climate change. City of Brisbane, Logan City, Sunshine Coast and Cairns Regional Council have today joined the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership,…

Power play just beggars belief

DESPITE the increasingly desperate attempts to strangle the renewable revolution by timid politicians funded and bullied by the multi-national fossil fuel pollution industry, the vast majority of Australians look forward to meeting our Paris commitment via a managed transition to cheap, clean renewable energy generation and storage. We congratulate the Sunshine Coast Council on their…

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…

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