Many local councils are ready to move on electric vehicles but needed further information and assistance to fully transition their fleets, according to a new ClimateWorks Australia report.
COAG’s support for stronger building energy standards opens the door to higher performance, at lower cost
ClimateWorks Australia and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) welcome a COAG announcement supporting a Trajectory for Low Energy Buildings - which proposes a pathway towards ‘zero energy (and carbon) ready buildings’, increases to the energy efficiency provisions in the National Construction Code and further consideration of options for existing buildings.
Strong energy targets for buildings could deliver emissions and power savings in Australia’s Top End: New report
A more stringent National Construction Code with stronger energy performance targets would reduce emissions and power bills for buildings in Northern Australia, according to a new report released today by ASBEC and ClimateWorks Australia.
Colac Otway Shire Council officers will test drive a new electric vehicle this week as part of a project aimed at increasing the uptake of the low emissions vehicles in local government fleets, thanks to a partnership between the Electric Vehicle Council, the Municipal Association of Victoria and ClimateWorks Australia.
A new initiative aimed at developing a roadmap for a sustainable food and land use system for Australia, was launched today.
Monash University and ClimateWorks Australia have won the 2018 Momentum for Change Award presented by the United Nations at the Climate Week conference in New York for the Net Zero Initiative.
The latest Tracking Progress report from ClimateWorks (September 2018) shows Australia is not yet on track to meet its emissions reduction targets as stipulated under the Paris Agreement - but there are still many opportunities to get there.
Energy standards in Australia’s National Construction Code must be urgently upgraded if new buildings are to be fit and ready for a zero carbon future, according to a new report prepared by ClimateWorks Australia and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council.
On the back of global trends, media interest and growing consumer awareness at home, Australia’s electric vehicle industry grew slightly last year, according to this new report, released by the Electric Vehicle Council and ClimateWorks Australia.
ClimateWorks Australia and Seed Advisory have released a new report with recommendations designed to improve transparency, oversight and representation of customer interests in electricity network access requirements.