Pilot program to help new member councils cut emissions

Pilot program to help new member councils cut emissions

The Cities Power Partnership and Ironbark Sustainability have launched an Australian first pilot program that will help councils make evidence-based decisions when choosing emissions reduction actions. The pilot program will trial a new tool, Cities Activity Database,...
In the lead up to COP26, will you join these climate campaigns?

In the lead up to COP26, will you join these climate campaigns?

Your council has an opportunity to be recognised nationally, and globally in the lead up to and during the upcoming COP26 meeting in Glasgow UK, by joining other leading cities, businesses, NGOs, and others calling for greater ambition on climate action and...
Inner West Council: Pathways to Solar for the Whole Community

Inner West Council: Pathways to Solar for the Whole Community

Inner West Council in Sydney has a goal to accelerate community uptake of solar. It’s biggest challenge? Building typology and housing tenure typical of the Inner West. This case study steps out how Inner West is overcoming barriers to community-wide solar,...
The Shocking Truth About Gas

The Shocking Truth About Gas

You may have heard gas being talked about a lot recently. That’s because the Federal Government has promoted the idea of a ‘gas-led recovery’ to lead us out of the economic downturn. But experts and analysts say the high cost of producing Australian gas means it just...
Unpacking the Bushfire Royal Commission report for local governments

Unpacking the Bushfire Royal Commission report for local governments

The Bushfire Royal Commission report has now been tabled in Parliament by the Federal Government. It unequivocally acknowledges what the Emergency Leaders for Climate Action (ELCA) and numerous other bushfire inquiries this year have already stated: climate change...
Electric Vehicles: A Day On The Track

Electric Vehicles: A Day On The Track

What’s all the electric vehicle fuss? Did you know transport is Australia’s THIRD largest source of greenhouse gas pollution, contributing to almost 20 percent of our total emissions? To mitigate climate change, along with many other actions, it’s evident that...