Climate change action needs to go beyond politics

Climate change action needs to go beyond politics

The ACT Greens have announced measures to transition Canberra away from gas including stopping new gas infrastructure; removing incentives to install gas appliances; setting minimum standards for new gas appliances; mandating that replacement hot water systems must...
Local all-party support on climate change action

Local all-party support on climate change action

ACT Government policy on greenhouse gas emissions and electricity from renewable energy has made the ACT a leader both nationally and internationally. What really stands out now is that finally goals for strong action have all-party support. On 29 August Jeremy Hanson...
Investing in renewable energy benefits ACT community

Investing in renewable energy benefits ACT community

On 4 March 2016, ACT Minister for the Environment Simon Corbell announced the Sapphire Wind farm project had won the final reverse-auction to supply wind power that will power 48,000 Canberra homes. Recently there has been some debate over the environmental benefits...