Byron Shire Council

Australian councils at the cutting edge of climate change policy

This article originally appeared in Architecture and Design here. According to the Climate Council, Australian councils are way ahead of state and federal governments when it comes to tackling climate change and capitalising on renewable energy. According to the...

Beach appeal in danger of eroding

A NEW report showing the country's beaches are copping the brunt of damage from climate change has prompted the Byron Shire Council to take action. The new report, Icons at Risk: Climate Change Threatening Australian Tourism, also warns of threats to Australia's...

Byron fighting Australia’s rising emissions

NATIONAL emission levels are on the rise with emissions increasing by 1% in the year from March 2016, but Byron Shire Council is taking action. The Australian National Greenhouse Gas Inventory's quarterly update report, released on August 4, shows national emission...

Byron takes climate pledge

This article originally appeared in the Byron Shire Echo here. Byron Shire Council has joined 34 other councils taking the pledge to tackle climate change through local solutions. The Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership program aims to transform Australia’s...