The report acknowledges that climate change fuelled the last bushfire season, and offers 80 recommendations for the Federal Government.
LOCAL GOVERNMENTS tackling climate change have garnered national recognition at last night’s Cities Power Partnership Awards.
An innovative project spearheading a new approach to renewable energy is poised to deliver environmental, economic and social benefits to Lake Macquarie.
Seven out of ten local governments in the Hunter Region are bucking polluting coal and gas and embracing clean energy to create jobs and set the region up for a prosperous future.
You have an opportunity to help transition Lake Macquarie City to renewable energy while earning an annual return on your investment.
The virtual summit, Re-energise Australia: A Clean Jobs Summit, hosted by the Cities Power Partnership, will look to define opportunities for local government to create thousands of jobs and generate investment to local regions.
Lake Macquarie City Council’s dWELL contest will challenge industry professionals and tertiary students to design a new style of home with wellness, innovation, affordability and sustainability at its heart.
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.
Energy-hungry office towers, university buildings, shopping centres and even chocolate factories will switch to wind power this week in a deal brokered by Melbourne City Council.
The City of Port Phillip in Melbourne’s southeast has set a goal of achieving net zero community emissions by 2050. This case study explores how they did it, lessons learned and tips for other councils.
Meet the bowling club that’s leaving fossil fuels in the gutter and rolling towards a renewable-powered future.
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.
With financial hardships experienced across the board, solutions like Environmental Upgrade Agreements (EUA) that secure ongoing financial savings, while improving the efficiency and sustainability of infrastructure could be an important piece of the puzzle.