The Cities Power Partnership has received a $300,000 grant from Boundless to accelerate their work supporting the transition of local government fleets to electric vehicles through their ‘EV Fleet Program’.
We’re excited to launch ticket sales to our Climate Summit for Local Government, designed for council executives and elected officials.
We recently brought together over 40 West Australian councils to discuss the opportunities for local government to act on climate change and capitalise on the benefits of the state’s emerging clean economy.
Transport is Australia’s fastest-growing source of greenhouse gas emissions and our country’s second biggest source of climate pollution. The People and Transport National Poll 2022, commissioned by the Climate Council and conducted by YouGov, found that more than two-thirds of Australians think governments should deliver more footpaths and bike lanes across the country.
With the return of in-person events post-pandemic, our team is beginning to plan a CPP Climate Summit next year (more info to come soon – stay tuned!). The CPP Climate Awards, our much anticipated and regarded awards program, will also make a return in 2023.
Today, most tradies in Australia have voluntarily switched to battery-powered tools. The trend has been accelerated by more-powerful and longer-lasting batteries. A similar but slower changeover to battery power is taking place with garden tools.
David Waddell is the Chief Executive Officer at Orange City Council. Orange recently announced they will use 100% renewable energy to power its large sites and streetlights from January 1, 2023. Through this deal, together with Council’s renewable energy action plan...
We’ve been crunching the numbers to see which councils are making big strides on their climate change commitments.
The Cities Power Partnership team is celebrating the pledge achievements of Northern Beaches Council – they have recently completed two pledges and they’ve already selected two new pledges to pursue.
Mayors and councillors from across Australia have gathered to launch a nationwide coalition of local government elected officials advocating for stronger action on climate change to state and federal governments.