Active Travel – Sign the Petition!

Active Travel – Sign the Petition!

Focus on active travel needed to counter climate emergency Canberra’s active travel community are calling for the ACT Government to take strong action to show they are serious about dealing with our climate emergency.  The Conservation Council ACT Region, Pedal Power...
Was this really a Budget for a climate emergency?

Was this really a Budget for a climate emergency?

When Chief Minister Andrew Barr delivered Tuesday’s ACT Budget, he seemed upbeat about what the ACT Government was delivering for the Territory – jobs, economic growth, and expansive planning to ensure our city meets the needs of an increasing population. However, the...
The gas challenge up for discussion

The gas challenge up for discussion

After the ACT reaches its 2020 Renewable Electricity Target, natural gas will become the ACT’s second largest generator of greenhouse gases, accounting for 21 per cent of emissions. Minister Shane Rattenbury said in 2018 that “Gas is going to be a...
No to burning forests for energy

No to burning forests for energy

The Conservation Council ACT Region has joined with other groups through the Australian Forest Climate Alliance in endorsing this position statement. Position Statement on Forest Biomass Energy We share a vision of a world in which thriving natural forests play a...