Under Parris’s leadership his city – Lancaster, north of Los Angeles – has transformed from being named the “worst city in LA county” into a renewable energy powerhouse that creates more power than it uses, with unemployment a third what it was.
US city empowers Australian councils to develop solar as lack of federal climate policy causes concern
A city in southern California has become the first city in the world to be zero net energy with solar farms powering the entire city, and now it is inspiring Australian cities to follow its lead.
As Mayor of Lancaster, California I believe that taking a strong approach to tackling climate change is consistent with my conservative background.
Some of the world’s best minds working to tackle climate change will arrive in Kiama for the inaugural Cities Power Partnership National Summit, on October 18-19.
City of Ballarat has reaffirmed its commitment to building Ballarat’s profile as a green city. The Climate Council today announced Ballarat has joined the Cities Power Partnership, the largest local government climate change program in Australia.
The CPP is proud to welcome 31 new councils into the program, taking the network to over 100 councils representing almost 11 million Australians.
Local councils can drive down transport pollution and the Cities Power Partnership has created a report full of recommendations.
A joint initiative by Randwick, Waverley and Woollahra Councils, is helping schools make the switch to solar by providing free expert advice and support.
There are so many groundbreaking clean energy projects happening around the country that we just had to single out a few and sing their praises.