Australia has the potential to reduce its reliance on gas by 25 per cent by 2030, helping to ease the nation’s east-coast gas shortage, according to a new report released today by ClimateWorks Australia.
A positive feature of the new National Energy Guarantee announced this week is that emissions reductions have been given a clear focus in electricity policy, according to ClimateWorks Australia.
Australia can address the energy trilemma and provide secure affordable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions – but not by extending the life of existing coal-fired power stations, according to ClimateWorks Australia.
ClimateWorks Australia and its co-founding philanthropic partner, The Myer Foundation won a major award at the 2017 Australian Philanthropy Awards held in Melbourne last night. The award for the Best Large Grant honours significant achievements in Australian grant-making, celebrating a joint vision and best practice philanthropy.
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.
Energy efficiency continues to be a key policy concern for governments and an increasing focus for business throughout the Asia Pacific. Eli Court from ClimateWorks Australia recently attended the Conference on Energy Efficiency in Asia; here he shares some of the top learnings from the conference held in Taiwan last month.
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 Ian Potter Foundation has announced a $3 million grant over four years to Monash University, to boost the capacity of ClimateWorks Australia to facilitate Australia’s transition to a zero net carbon future. The grant highlights the vital role philanthropy plays in addressing climate change, which presents both the greatest challenge and the greatest opportunity of our time.
A new report released today shows how 15 countries including Australia could together cut emissions in half while tripling economic output
Developing a pathway for Australia to move to a low carbon economy by 2050