Submission to Vic Govt for “Victoria’s Offshore Wind Policy Directions Paper”: LINK:>> LF submission – offshore wind policy 28th Jun 2022 The Victorian Government has recently committed to a 2032 offshore wind target for Victoria of at least 2GW, aiming for first power by 2028. It has also set targets to reach 4GW of offshore […]
Resource Topic: Clean Energy Transition
Going it Alone! What States can do on climate with Minister D’Ambrosio – October 20th, Agenda and Next Steps You can watch the Minister’s presentation and Q&A again on our YouTube channel, follow the tweet string here for notes and links, and look at areas for State action in our blog here.
States Going it Alone – What States can do – Agenda and next steps October 2021
Agenda with links for Learn more about Boroondara’s Climate Action Plan. You can also view the meeting again on our You Tube channel, and check out our tweet string here.
“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 […]
Presenters slides: Community Batteries event with Greg Hannan, Citipower/United and Chris Wallin, YEF, June 30 20211/07/2021
Presenters’ Slides: Community Battery Event, June 30th 2021 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. Image Album
Check out the OnlineJune 30 Agenda and Next Steps online Agenda for June 30, also with resources and next steps
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
What is a community battery and why would we want one? A quick guide
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 20181/12/2018
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 20171/07/2017
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.