Category Archives: Tasmania’s carbon emissions

Tasmanian State Election – climate facts

This week Climate Tasmania is releasing a series of Fact Sheets to help clarify the need for appropriate, well considered climate policies in the state election context. We are not politically aligned and are not recommending specific policies for the … Continue reading

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A new Climate Act for Tasmania

Information Resources… … for anyone interested in the development of comprehensive climate legislation for Tasmania. We invite readers to scan the briefing articles below to find out the state of play and the reform initiatives we have been putting forward. … Continue reading

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Climate Change Act Review

Below is information that we provided to the Tasmanian Climate Change Act review, February 2021. Introduction Climate Tasmania is pleased to have been asked to provide information to Jacobs, the consultants tasked with the independent review of the Tasmanian Climate … Continue reading

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Slide presentation

Climate Tasmania has developed the presentation below to guide decision makers and members of the public in understanding how Tasmania’s climate legislation could become world leading. The presentation is in PDF form, is self explanatory and can be viewed in … Continue reading

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THE CLIMATE CHANGE & COVID PANDEMICS

Why the Tasmanian government’s recovery plans must deal with both together. The Tasmanian Government’s covid-19 recovery process (PESRAC) has issued an interim report and is inviting community submissions. Climate Tasmania has been very concerned that PESRAC appears to have sidelined … Continue reading

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Tasmania’s 200% Renewables Target

A Briefing paper by Climate Tasmania On 13 October 2020, the Tasmanian Government introduced a Bill in state parliament to legislate the previously announced target (the Tasmanian Renewable Energy Target – TRET) whereby Tasmania would set a goal of delivering … Continue reading

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TASMANIA’S POST-COVID RECOVERY

Online Public consultation is now open. Although multiple scholarly articles and media reports have been explaining how covid-19 and the climate crisis are part of the same battle – and therefore must be dealt with in tandem – there’s a … Continue reading

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Online Zoom forum

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Is Tasmania really a world leader in climate action?

What does this actually mean?

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The best ways to stop climate change?

It’s probably not what you think. Most people think of this question through the simple meme – replace fossil fuels with renewables. Problem fixed. Therein lies a thorny problem. Despite exponential growth of renewable energy during the past three decades … Continue reading

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