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07.04.21

On the road again: here’s how the states can accelerate Australia’s sputtering electric vehicle transition

Shutterstock Rupert Posner, ClimateWorks Australia Last month, Volkswagen Australia chief Michael Bartsch revealed Australia’s clean technology laws were so weak, his German head office would not supply Australians with the company’s top selling mid-range electric vehicles.

11.03.21

Good news in climate solutions – March

Customers are influencing business to switch to greener options. Peter Ker and Simon Evans at the Australian Financial Review.Federal green bank powers up Victoria’s ‘Big Battery’ with $160m boost.

08.03.21

Celebrating women acting on climate

March 8 is International Women’s Day, where we celebrate women across the globe and challenge gender bias and inequality.

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There is enormous importance for an independent centre for policy discussion and the independent perspective that ClimateWorks provides, I highly value that.

Professor Ross Garnaut – Melbourne University

John F Kennedy once said, “By defining our goal more clearly, by making it seem more manageable and less remote, we help all people to see it, to draw hope from it, and to move irresistibly towards it.” I mention this because one of the units of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute – ClimateWorks – is doing exactly that, in an absolutely compelling way.

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director – UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

They actually understand commercial decision making processes and the barriers of companies and communities in this space.

Corporate manager – Alcoa Australia

ClimateWorks Australia is having real influence and impact on governments, business and the wider community. Though climate change policy has been extremely fraught and politically difficult in recent years, ClimateWorks has become a key advisor for both sides of politics.

John Thwaites, Chair, Monash Sustainability Institute and ClimateWorks Australia, former deputy Premier and Minister for the Environment.