What council has achieved in the past in energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport or broader sustainability
- Council declared a Climate Emergency in November 2019
- Council has upgraded the lighting in its largest Council buildings to energy-efficient LED lighting
- Mapping and protection of over 300 urban trees and planting of 5000 ground cover and shrub
- Continued bushland restoration of 35 hectares of bushland
- Continued support of car share
What council hopes to achieve in the future in energy efficiency, renewable energy, sustainable transport or broader sustainability
- In 2020 we are developing a Climate Strategy and Action Plan based on current science to prioritise meaningful action by Council to reduce the impacts of climate change. This will involve extensive community consultation and the plan will represent both current and future community values including aspirational targets
- Further solar installation on Council buildings
- Encouragement for wider residential solar installation
- Further development of active transport routes
- Increased composting – heavily subsidised compost bins available to each resident
What council hopes to gain from being a member of the Cities Power Partnership
Participating in the Cities Power Partnership forms an integral part of Mosman Council’s ongoing commitment to reducing carbon emissions and protecting our unique natural environment for current and future generations.
Mosman Council stands ready to align local and regional sustainability initiatives with the view to achieving long term partnerships that put climate action at the forefront of all our endeavours.