Neighbourhood Issue: Climate costs and risks to councils

Neighbourhood Issue: Climate costs and risks to councils

No community within Australia remains untouched by climate change. Our country is highly exposed to impacts including record-breaking heat, more dangerous bushfire seasons, coastal flooding and supercharged storms. These extreme weather events are worsening, and the...
Tracking Progress: 2019 Snapshot of Council Action on Climate Change

Tracking Progress: 2019 Snapshot of Council Action on Climate Change

In nearly three years, the Cities Power Partnership has become Australia’s largest network of local governments taking action on climate change. With over 125 councils on board, we have seen tangible action and exciting projects taking place all around Australia. To...
Local councils outstrip federal climate action

Local councils outstrip federal climate action

LOCAL COUNCILS ARE OUTSTRIPPING the Federal Government on policies to tackle climate change, committing to hundreds of projects to cut greenhouse gas pollution, according to a new report from the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership. The report, Tackling Climate...
Tackling Climate Change Together: Local governments lead the charge

Tackling Climate Change Together: Local governments lead the charge

The Cities Power Partnership (CPP) has just released a new report Tackling Climate Change Together: Local Governments Lead the Charge, which highlights hundreds of climate pledges made by councils in the program, Australia’s largest council climate alliance.