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The ACT’s fossil-fuel vehicle phase out and electric car push doesn’t go far enough to ensure safe climate

The ACT’s fossil-fuel vehicle phase out and electric car push doesn’t go far enough to ensure safe climate

A Zero Emission Vehicle Strategy is a useful policy framework for the ACT to have in place, and it is true that this week the ACT started a conversation about EVs that hasn’t yet occurred around the country. But don’t kid yourself that phasing out ICE vehicles from 2035 is radically progressive policy, nor enough to ensure a safe climate over the next decade. Here’s why.

What next for Lawson grasslands?

What next for Lawson grasslands?

The protection of critically-endangered ecological communities is what sits at the heart of the fight to protect Lawson Grasslands from Defence Housing Australia’s proposed housing development  project. At the Federal election this issue was given local prominence as a defence housing project was drawn into the election battle in a bid to save Canberra’s (often overlooked) grasslands. 

Race to Zero Waste

Race to Zero Waste

The ACT Government has started the phase out of single use plastics by banning plastic cutlery, stirrers and polystyrene containers, but it’s time to do more and do it faster. Sign the Petition!