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Category Archives: Government
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
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
Slide presentation – supporting the development of stronger climate legislation for Tasmania. Continue reading
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
Please download the poster HERE and share it with your network.
This Summer’s weather and bushfire calamities along with the marine heatwave that is debilitating marine habitats and affecting our commercial fisheries have brought to the fore once again Tasmania’s acute vulnerability to climate change and the need for our state … Continue reading
Political turmoil in Canberra in recent weeks has once again thrown the spotlight on Australia’s response to the Paris COP Agreement – whereby individual nations have agreed to take leadership in order to help restrain global emissions.
The following is text of a letter sent to all forty Tasmanian MPs on 18 September 2018. Continue reading
Many factors mesh together to create liveable, vibrant, sustainable cities and regions. We need to get beyond simplistic engineering solutions to today’s traffic problems. Here’s an opportunity to think • community health • social equity • climate change • technology … Continue reading
A necessary debate that Tasmania needs to have regarding climate policy is about how we get around. Our electricity generation mostly being hydro-electric power, it is often mistakenly presumed that the best individual vehicle choice is to ‘go electric’. The … Continue reading