ClimateWorks Australia was honoured to be a finalist at the 2016 Banksia Awards held in Sydney last night. The report, Pathways to Deep Decarbonisation in 2050: How Australia can prosper in a low carbon world co-lead by ClimateWorks and ANU with modelling from CSIRO and Centre of Policy Studies was named a finalist in the Communication For Change Award category.
The Climate Change Authority’s Third Report recommending policies to achieve the national emissions target of 26-28 per cent based on 2005 levels by 2030 was a start but more needed to be done to put Australia on a course for net zero emissions by mid-century, said ClimateWorks CEO Anna Skarbek following the recent publishing of the report.
ClimateWorks Australia welcomed the resumption of the federal government’s Ministerial Forum on Vehicle Emissions, and the proposal to release three regulatory impact statements by the end of the year for public consultation.
ClimateWorks Australia today welcomed the announcement by the Victorian Government that it will adopt a target of net zero emissions by 2050, as recommended in the review of the Victorian Climate Change Act 2010.
The first global energy productivity benchmark for listed industrial companies reveals that 70 per cent of companies analysed could have significant room for improvement around energy use.
The introduction of best practice CO2 emission standards for light vehicles could achieve about 10 per cent of the Federal Government’s 2030 emissions reduction target, according to new analysis by ClimateWorks Australia.
A broad coalition of representatives from Australia’s emerging Electric Vehicle market is calling on the Federal Government to support a nationally co-ordinated approach to support the move from petrol and diesel, to electric cars.
ClimateWorks Australia today welcomed the Australian Government’s commitment to the COP21 climate action agreement signed in Paris over the weekend by over 190 governments.
ClimateWorks Australia research shows South Australia’s target of net zero emissions by 2050 is achievable
ClimateWorks Australia today welcomed the announcement by the South Australian Government that it will adopt a target of zero net emissions by 2050, as recommended in a report by the Low Carbon Economy Expert Panel released today.
A new international report detailing how individual countries, including Australia can transition to a low carbon economy found limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius by 2050 was still achievable.