Category Archives: Climate change responses

FOLLOW-UP TO OUR NOVEMBER FORUM

Our open forum on November was well attended and very well received. This is a follow-up for readers who would like to keep up to date with this important project as it unfolds. Our policy paper What Do We Need in … Continue reading

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Open Invitation

How can lutruwita / Tasmania be a real leader on climate? Climate Tasmania and the Tasmanian Independent Science Council invite you to our upcoming forum: Join us at this important public meeting to discuss how changes to Tasmania’s Climate Change … Continue reading

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POLICY PAPER: Climate Change Act

What do we need in a Tasmanian Climate Change Act? The Climate Tasmania group has been focusing on the need for a new Climate Change Act for several years. There are several articles on this site covering this important and … Continue reading

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Climate Act Review – our submission

This submission provides a combined response to the two separate but related consultation processes being run by the Department of Premier and Cabinet at the moment: Review of the Climate Change Act including the Discussion paper by Jacobs Developing a … Continue reading

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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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A National Climate Change Act

For the past five years Climate Tasmania has been fostering the need for comprehensive new climate legislation for Tasmania, to replace the minimalist 2008 Tasmanian Act that now serves little purpose. To that end we have looked with interest at … 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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