Category Archives: Tasmania’s carbon emissions

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

Please click here to register in advance for this webinar.You will be sent the details by reply email. About the speakers.

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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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Climate change can’t remain unregulated

In the wake of numerous shocking and costly tragedies, like the Australian bushfires, pressure is mounting on all governments everywhere to regulate climate change through meaningful sets of laws. Continue reading

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What do we want the Tasmanian Parliament to do?

Climate Tasmania wants the Tasmanian Parliament to pass an ambitious, comprehensive, and detailed Climate Change Act. We want the Act to provide: # strong action to minimise climate disruption and # a stable policy framework – both of which are … Continue reading

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Reducing the carbon footprint of Tasmania’s cities

A significant component of the energy and carbon footprint of our cities stems from commercial buildings. To date, three states – Victoria, NSW and South Australia – have taken steps to tackle this problem through a innovative type of financing … Continue reading

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Hobart Public Meeting – Sept 25

The decoration at top and bottom of poster represents the barcode of climate change for Australia – from 1910 to 2017 (left to right). Dark Blue = coolest year.  Dark Red = warmest year. Please download poster HERE and share … Continue reading

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Launceston Public Meeting: Sept 16

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