LOCAL GOVERNMENTS will vie for top honours in the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership’s annual National Climate Awards, which open for submissions today.
MEDIA RELEASE: BUSHFIRE PREPAREDNESS AND CLIMATE ON THE AGENDA OF EXPERT AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT ROUNDTABLE
BUSHFIRE experts and Tasmanian councils will today join together in a roundtable discussion to plan and prepare against worsening bushfires in the State.
Dubbo Regional Council is replacing street lights, installing solar panels and introducing hybrid vehicles as it pushes for its new renewable energy targets.
Cairns council is rolling out four mini solar farms at five of the Cairns Region’s Waste Water Treatment Plants. Cairns Mayor Bob Manning said the development would make a significant contribution to Council’s emissions reduction.
Orange City Council on track cut electricity costs and the city’s carbon footprint, as part of the Cities Power Partnership program.
The City has joined the Cities Power Partnership (CPP) to help it transition to renewable energy and achieve ambitious carbon reduction targets set out in the recently-endorsed Carbon Reduction Plan.
Newcastle is reinventing itself as a renewable energy powerhouse as the local council, businesses and individuals driving clean energy uptake.
Dubbo Regional Council is now a member of the Cities Power Partnership program, joining forces with councils across the country in an effort to accelerate Australia’s transition to a renewable energy future, and ultimately slash greenhouse gas pollution and tackle worsening climate change.
The Cities Power Partnership will postpone its national climate summit, Transforming Australia 2020, in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The City of Rockingham has released its third annual Sustainability Snapshot, which outlines the progress the City has made in a number of key initiatives as it continues working towards a more sustainable future.
Victorian Councils call on the State Government to commit to strong, ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, saying that they will provide certainty and security for local communities.
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.
Northern Beaches Council is proposing a series of ambitious targets to protect and enhance the local environment over the next 20 years.
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.
Northern Beaches Council is aiming to increase the number of homes on the peninsula with solar to 50 per cent by 2030.
Local governments tackling climate change have garnered national recognition at last night’s Cities Power Partnership Awards.