Council Leading on Carbon Abatement

Council Leading on Carbon Abatement

Blue Mountains City Council has seen a 15% reduction in emissions since 2015/2016, based on emissions performance in the 2018/2019 financial year. As one of a handful of Councils in NSW to declare a climate emergency, Council’s Carbon Abatement Action Plan (CAAP) –...
Councils push to reduce carbon emissions

Councils push to reduce carbon emissions

Blue Mountains Gazette Blue Mountains City Council has joined nine western Sydney councils to launch a new strategy to slash emissions and boost energy savings for a more sustainable, affordable energy future.   Coordinated by the Western Sydney Regional...
Mayors call for support for communities choked by smoke

Mayors call for support for communities choked by smoke

19 DECEMBER 2019 MAYORS CALL FOR SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITIES CHOKED BY SMOKE MAYORS OF NEW SOUTH WALES’ smoke-shrouded communities have called for guidance and support from State and Federal Governments to keep communities safe during unprecedented air pollution caused by...
Mayors takes stand on climate change following bushfire threats

Mayors takes stand on climate change following bushfire threats

Blue Mountains Gazette Blue Mountains mayor Mark Greenhill has joined other mayors calling for urgent action on climate change to address the country’s catastrophic fire threat. Eleven mayors, including the leaders of fire-impacted council areas including...
Mayors on the bushfire battleground make climate call

Mayors on the bushfire battleground make climate call

MAYORS OF FIRE-STRICKEN AREAS have signed a statement calling on the Australian Government to acknowledge the link between climate change and the catastrophic fire conditions facing New South Wales and Queensland this week. Eleven mayors, including the leaders of...