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West Australian Councils Leading Emissions Reduction

23 Nov 2022
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…
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Five Councils Championing Sustainable Transport

17 Oct 2022
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,…

An update on our Climate Summit and Climate Awards

04 Oct 2022
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 -…

Electrifying Council Power Tools

03 Oct 2022
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…

CEO interview: Orange goes 100% renewable

29 Sep 2022
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…
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50 councils ticking off climate action pledges

18 Aug 2022
We've been crunching the numbers to see which councils are making big strides on their climate change commitments.

Pledge champions: Northern Beaches set two new climate goals

09 Aug 2022
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…
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Elected officials join national climate leadership coalition

23 Jun 2022
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…

Building energy efficient, cost-saving Aussie homes

02 May 2022
New report finds improving minimum energy efficiency standards from 6 to 7-Stars would save Australians an average of $450 per year.

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