Climate Summit for Local Government

Sept 6-8, 2023 | Melbourne

Knowledge Hub / Work Together & Influence

2023 Climate Summit for Local Government Presentations

The 2023 Cities Power Partnership Climate Summit for Local Government, spanning 2.5 days, brought together over 120 local leader elected officials, executives and senior staff from every state and territory. The summit featured 55 speakers that addressed crucial... read more

Special Edition Q&A: Climate Action in Denver, Colorado

We heard straight from the Office of Climate Action, Sustainability and Resiliency in Denver, Colorado, where Deputy Director Elizabeth Babcock discussed how subnational climate action is critical to achieving their goals. 

We learnt all about how Denver gained dedicated funding for and constructed a purpose-built office for their climate work, as well as learning about their innovative programs in:

Renewable Energy, 
Workforce, and more.

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Afternoon Tea Q&A: Towards Net Zero Bundaberg

On Thursday 3rd August we heard from Bundaberg Shire Council as they discussed their ‘Towards Net Zero Bundaberg’. 

Bundaberg’s Executive Director of Strategic Projects and Economic Development, Ben Artup will provide an overview of the journey of its preparation and some of the business and community initiatives that are shaping its delivery. 

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Afternoon Tea Q&A – Climate Ready Tweed: Co-design with the Community

On Thursday 20 July we heard from Tweed Shire Council as they co-presented with Griffith University and discussed their recent work to understand community attitudes to climate change and appetite for climate action.

The Climate Ready Tweed project involved education in schools, a community Eco Fest, follow up interviews, a detailed community survey and community co-design workshops.

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Radio National Broadcast – Bendigo Climate Summit, session on Zero Emissions Transport

From electric vehicles to bike-friendly buses — be inspired by these globally renowned movers and shakers. They’re using the regional town of Bendigo and international case studies to re-imagine how we live and move.

Transport accounts for a staggering quarter of global greenhouse emissions. Could one Australian town lead the way and hit zero transport emissions by 2030? What would that look like? 

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