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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
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
Please click here to register in advance for this webinar.You will be sent the details by reply email. About the speakers.
As we come out of covid… a different way to move our economies forward. A lot is being written lately about this new way of looking at economics, suited to the 21st century. How to apply this thinking to our … Continue reading
As the economy heats up again…. what then for climate?
Quite a number of government engagement processes are now under way as all three levels of government gradually shift into post-Covid recovery mode. Climate change policy once again hangs in the balance as our governments, keen to revitalize their economies, … 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
How Tasmania can lead the world….
Slide presentation – supporting the development of stronger climate legislation for Tasmania. Continue reading
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