NOOSA COUNCIL has been selected as the host for a major national climate summit taking place in October 2020. Transforming Australia 2020, run by the Cities Power Partnership, Australia’s largest local government climate alliance, will draw together council, industry and community leaders in Noosa from 28-30 October 2020 to develop regional climate and energy solutions.
MAYORS OF NSW smoke-shrouded communities have called for support from Governments to keep communities safe during hazardous air pollution levels.
Mayors of fire-stricken areas have signed a statement calling on the government to acknowledge the link between climate change and the catastrophic fires.
The ACT’s new target to get to net-zero emissions by 2045 is a ‘trailblazer’, which should prompt Australia’s other states to seriously reduce their climate impact.
Local governments tackling climate change have garnered national recognition at last night’s Cities Power Partnership Awards.
The Cities Power Partnership has announced the finalists for its national climate awards, recognising the work of local governments on the climate change frontline.
Cr Jess Jennings on why climate change is a right-to-farm issue with a very simple logic: more emissions cause more droughts.
Western Australian councils called on the State Government to commit to renewable energy target of 50% by 2030 and net zero emissions by 2050.
Local governments across Western Australia have joined forces to call for a renewed state commitment to renewable energy and tackling climate change.
Port Augusta has just marked three years since its last coal power station closed down. Now, this pioneer regional city is thriving on renewable energy and 14 councils from all around Australia have travelled to South Australia to witness this world-leading renewable revolution.
Fire seasons are getting longer and hotter, and it’s time for everybody to pull their weight. That is the message from former NSW Fire & Rescue Commissioner and Climate Councillor Greg Mullins.