Climate Summit for Local Government

Sept 6-8, 2023 | Melbourne

City of Darwin

Is a Power Partner

“By joining the Cities Power Partnership, City of Darwin has the opportunity to learn with and support other Councils across Australia in designing and implementing innovative solutions to our climate emergency. Ultimately, we are finding new ways to achieve a healthier and cooler city while reducing our emissions and achieving financial savings.”

Lord Mayor Kon Vatskalis

Council has selected the following climate pledges

Opening up unused council managed land for renewable energy, for example land fills, and road reserves.

Roll out energy efficient street lighting across the municipality.

Ensure Council fleet purchases meet strict greenhouse gas emissions requirements and support the uptake of electric vehicles.

Ensure that the practices of local government contractors and financing are aligned with council goals relating to renewable energy, energy efficiency and sustainable transport.

Encourage sustainable transport use (public transport walking and cycling) through Council transport planning and design.

City of Darwin