Lighter Footprints has signed the Joint Statement on Victoria getting off Fossil Gas
Resource Topic: State Government
Climate Hopes and Reflections – and evening with our State MPs Agenda with links
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
Protecting Victorian Forests August 25, 2021 Sarah Rees Slideset and next steps You can also download Dr Chris Taylor’s slides here, read our event blog Protecting Victoria’s Forests, watch the event again on Youtube or Facebook Live, download the Agenda, learn more about our speakers and the Great Forest National Park, and check our Tweet String for notes […]
Protecting Victorian Forests August 25, 2021 Dr Chris Taylor Slideset You can also download Sarah Rees slides here, read our event blog Protecting Victoria’s Forests, watch the event again on Youtube or Facebook Live, download the Agenda, learn more about our speakers and the Great Forest National Park, and check our Tweet String for notes and links.
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
Lighter Footprints submits that a Crib Point gas terminal would be a mistake, and the facilities at Point Kembla are sufficient Westernport is unspoilt, environmentally valuable and valued for its recreational uses The gas terminal at Crib Point would cause considerable environmental damage The local community is strongly opposed The proposed gas shortfall could be […]
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 […]
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 feedback on the proposed Local Government Bill 2019 that the Victorian Government is planning to table in Parliament in the near future. This bill is the successor of the Local Government Bill 2018 which lapsed following the recent Victorian State elections.
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.
This booklet contains submissions that Lighter Footprints has made to reviews and inquiries by Governments at the Federal, State and local levels from July 2018 to July 2019.
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.