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 […]
Resource Topic: Clean Energy Transition
Anna and ClimateWorks believe Australia is in a “transformational decade” for climate action, and Decarbonisation Futures is an attempt to map out an economy-wide transition to net-zero. Rapid transition to 100% or even 200% renewables, extensive electri!cation of the transport sector, circular economies, a net-zero livestock industry and well-executed carbon forestry are all some of […]
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 […]
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 […]
An opportunity to provide input to inform the Government’s decision on targets and consideration of priority actions to reduce Victoria’s emissions to inform development of pledges to 2025.
Senate Environment and Communications Legislative Committee – Inquiry into the Galilee Basin (Coal Prohibition) Bill 2018
Thank you to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for the opportunity to contribute to your examination of the proposed bill by Senator Larissa Waters which is intended to prohibit constitutional corporations within the meaning of section 51 (xx) of the Constitution from mining for thermal coal within the Galilee Basin in Queensland.
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.
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). 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.
Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee – The Environment and Infrastructure Legislation Amendment (Stop Adani) Bill 2017
Thank you to the Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for the opportunity to contribute to your examination of the proposed bill by Senator Larissa Waters which is intended to make amendments to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
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 […]