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 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 dust has settled post-election and out of it has come a new combined Environment and Energy portfolio. So what does this mean for Australia’s post-Paris low carbon ambitions? According to ClimateWorks CEO Anna Skarbek, possibly a whole lot of real action.
ClimateWorks' Pathways to a Low Carbon Future website is designed to be a fun and accessible introduction to the very comprehensive energy, emissions and economic modelling that ClimateWorks undertook in partnership with ANU, CSIRO and Victoria University.
Energy is a fundamental input to any modern economy, and governments around the world are taking steps to ensure that energy - like labour, capital and other economic inputs - is used productively. ClimateWorks’ new report - Australia’s Energy Productivity Potential - shows that Australia could nearly double its energy productivity by 2030 by investing in the modernisation of our energy system and taking advantage of recent technological developments.
The Pathways to Deep Decarbonisation in 2050: How Australia can prosper in a low carbon world report presents an illustrative deep decarbonisation pathway for Australia. This work finds that Australia can achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and live within its recommended carbon budget, using technologies that exist today, while maintaining economic prosperity
Recently released - Tracking Progress provides a more complete picture of Australia’s progress to date in the transition to a low carbon economy.
With a price placed on carbon pollution, this report assesses the implications for the Low Carbon Growth Plan for Australia
2011 update to the Low Carbon Growth Plan for Australia.
The award-winning Low Carbon Growth Plan for Australia demonstrates that significant potential exists to reduce Australia's emissions alongside continued economic growth.