Resource Topic: Clean Energy Transition

75 by 2030: Civil Society Joint Statement on Climate Ambition

8/08/2021

“all Australian federal political parties should be pursuing a science-based target of 75% pollution reduction by 2030, with a just and fair national plan to rapidly slash climate pollution across our economy this decade” from this joint statement from civil society organisations via climate peak body Climate Action Network Australia of which Lighter Footprints is […]

June 30 Community Batteries In-person Agenda

28/06/2021

Agenda for Community Battery meeting June 30th with Greg Hannan, Head of Network Solutions, Citipower/United energy Chris Wallin, Community Battery Project Manager, Yarra Energy Foundation Check out our Community Battery information page with links to many resources. You Tube video with directory and chapter points. Presenters’ slides as pdf Image Album

Making the switch to clean, efficient electric homes interactive pdf

26/06/2021

Planning your switch from gas to electricity An electric heat pump hot water system will deliver hot water cleanly and efficiently Reverse-cycle air conditioners provide efficient heating & cooling Induction cooking is fast, responsive, efficient and healthy Closing your gas account will save hundreds of dollars per year in service charges. All electric homes with […]

Submission on Victorian Targets and decarbonisation pathways June 2020

26/06/2021

Reducing Victoria’s Emissions Detailed suggestions in three sectors – electricity, land use and transport. “Victoria has just experienced over the 2019-20 summer what a 1-degree Celsius hotter climate can mean. The costs of not taking action on climate change has proven to be extremely high and certainly higher than that modeled by the consultants assisting […]

Bioenergy Roadmap 10 June 2020

11/06/2020

A submission by Lighter Footprints to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency made 10 June 2020 regarding the role the bioenergy sector can play in accelerating Australia’s energy transition. We support the intention behind these consultations in that we recognise the need to investigate all possibilities that can contribute to Australia reducing its carbon emissions to […]

eNews – Ten to One Benefits for the Clean Economy

28/10/2019

Forum fever hits, and we begin the Clean Economy Countdown with number 6 Looking forward to seeing you this Thursday, Oct 31. Our forum speakers are presenting a powerful, positive vision of a Clean Economy future, that avoids the massive costs if we don’t transition, and offers a safer, more prosperous future. Clear benefits include […]

Inquiry into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities

1/08/2019

An opportunity to contribute to the inquiry that the Environment and Planning Committee is undertaking into Tackling Climate Change in Victorian Communities. Our Position The debate around climate change has become complex, multi-faceted and highly politicised. This has resulted in almost total policy failure especially at the federal level of government. Recent experience has shown […]

The National Energy Guarantee – Draft Design Consultation Paper

1/07/2018

Submission on the Draft Design Consultation Paper: The National Energy Guarantee that the Energy Security Board released on 15 February 2018. The Consultation Paper is designed to gather feedback that will used in preparing a draft, high level design paper for distribution to all energy ministers in mid April.

Interim Emissions Reduction Targets for Victoria – Questions

2/05/2018

Victorian government’s consultation on emissions targets – Questions: The Independent Expert Panel’s recommended targets. Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Victoria. Benefits of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Victoria. Barriers to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Victoria. Impacts of reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Victoria. Other Comments.

Interim Emissions Reduction Targets for Victoria (2021 – 2030)

1/05/2018

Interim Emissions Reduction Targets for Victoria (2021 – 2030). Thank you for the opportunity to make a submission to the Independent Expert Panel that was established by the Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, Lily D’Ambrosio to provide advice on the first two sets of interim targets for 2021-25 and 2026-30.

Retirement of Coal Fired Power Stations

1/11/2016

Submission to the inquiry by the Environment and Communications References Committee into the retirement of coal fired power stations. This report outlines the case for closure of Australia’s Eastern States coal fired power stations and presents a view of what a coordinated and comprehensive policy framework would be. The various available technologies that can be […]