Bathurst City Council

Climate change isn’t coming, it’s here, says expert

YOU can forget about climate change being a future phenomenon, according to Professor Lesley Hughes.  “It’s a now phenomenon,” she said during her visit to Bathurst on Monday. She says the effects of climate change are already being seen in Australia – from more...

Local councils step up climate change action with CPP

As Australia swelters through intense heat waves, local councils have stepped up to tackle climate change in their own backyard. The Cities Power Partnership (CPP), Australia’s fastest growing local government climate network, this week welcomed 35 new councils,...

Putting the passion into power

At a local level, there is so much that can be done to accelerate the shift to a low-carbon economy. And if those local initiatives strengthen and spread, real inroads can be made.