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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
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
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
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
Online Zoom forum
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Is Tasmania really a world leader in climate action?
What does this actually mean?
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
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
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
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