Longer fire season threat

THE Hawkesbury could be in for longer and harsher bushfire seasons in the future according to a report released by the Climate Council. Released earlier this month, the Climate Council’s Critical Decade 2017: Accelerating Climate Action highlighted a number of...

Climate solutions start at home

As a fifth-generation dairy farmer, my family has weathered many changes over the years. Climate change is certainly creating a challenge. The dairy industry has always been an important part of life on the New South Wales south coast. The effect that drought and...

Penrith joins councils across Australia to slash emissions

This article originally appeared in the Penrith City Gazette. To view the article click here. Penrith City Council has joined more than 30 councils around Australia to tackle climate change. The Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership program aims to slash...

Councils fight for planet

To view the full Goulburn Town & Country article click here REPRESENTATIVES from 35 councils around the country gathered in Canberra on Thursday to launch the Cities Power Partnership. The Yass Valley Council, the Bega Valley Council, the Eurobodalla Shire Council...

Noosa Council joins nationwide pledge to tackle climate change

To view the full My Sunshine Coast article click here Noosa Council today joined more than 30 councils across Australia in a new initiative to slash emissions and tackle worsening climate change. The Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership (CPP) aims to transform...

Tackling Climate Change – City of Port Phillip commits to clean energy

For the full Caulfield Glen Eira Leader, Melbourne article click here CLIMATE Council chief Tim Flannery has congratulated the City of Port Phillip for its commitment to action on climate change and energy action. Port Phillip councillors voted this month to join more...

Green vision showcased in Canberra

For full Kalgoorlie Miner article click here The City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder will present its clean energy credentials at the launch of the Cities Power Partnership in Canberra today. Councillor Suzie Williams will speak to an audience of representatives from 35 local...

Climate change challenge accepted by group of local councils

For full ABC News online article click here A group of local government councils are joining forces in an ambitious effort to tackle climate change. They have been inspired by a new report from the Climate Council showing cities, urban centres and rural townships have...

Hawkesbury Council joins Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership

For full Hawkesbury Gazette article click here HAWKESBURY City Council has signed up for the Climate Council’s newly announced Cities Power Partnership. A number of councils across Australia, including Hawkesbury, have signed up for the partnership, which have pledged...

Canberra joins regional carbon compact

For a full copy of the PS news article click HERE The ACT has entered a partnership with 35 other regional cities and councils around Australia to decrease their carbon emissions and prevent further impacts of climate change. Minister for Climate Change and...

Sydney’s Lane Cove Council ready and raring to go

Climate change is often viewed as a global problem, but in Lane Cove on Sydney's north shore, Mayor Deborah Hutchens agreed it was one that has to be tackled locally. "Get out there and campaign and be heard," she said. "Get the people behind it." Ms Hutchens said the...

Councils converge to launch Partnership initiative

For a full version of the Town & Country magazine article click HERE Representatives from 35 councils around the country gathered in Canberra on Thursday to launch the Cities Power Partnership. The Yass Valley Council, the Bega Valley Council, the Eurobodalla...

A pledge to reduce our emissions in the shire

To view the full Euroa Gazette article click here STRATHBOGIE Shire is one of just four Victorian local councils to sign a national pledge to tackle climate change by reducing their emissions. In total, 35 local governments, representing over 3 million Australians,...

‘AMAZING’: Lismore a stand out in tackling climate change

For full Lismore Echo article click here LISMORE City Council has been named as a leader in creating a greener energy future by The Climate Council as it prepares to launch a landmark program to engage local governments to reduce their carbon footprints. In its report...

Shoalhaven’s move towards renewable energy

For full South Coast Register article click here The Shoalhaven has jumped on board with Australia’s move towards renewable energy. Shoalhaven City Council will sign a Cities Power Partnership after a majority of councillors voted in favour of a motion tabled by Cr...
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