Energy standards in Australia’s National Construction Code must be urgently upgraded if new buildings are to be fit and ready for a zero carbon future, according to a new report prepared by ClimateWorks Australia and the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council.
On the back of global trends, media interest and growing consumer awareness at home, Australia’s electric vehicle industry grew slightly last year, according to this new report, released by the Electric Vehicle Council and ClimateWorks Australia.
ClimateWorks Australia and Seed Advisory have released a new report with recommendations designed to improve transparency, oversight and representation of customer interests in electricity network access requirements.
Australia can cost-effectively strengthen residential energy efficiency standards in the Building Code and cut heating and cooling energy use by up to 51 per cent, according to a new report released today by the Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council (ASBEC) and ClimateWorks Australia.
Australia has the potential to reduce its reliance on gas by 25 per cent by 2030, helping to ease the nation’s east-coast gas shortage, according to a new report released today by ClimateWorks Australia.
A positive feature of the new National Energy Guarantee announced this week is that emissions reductions have been given a clear focus in electricity policy, according to ClimateWorks Australia.
Australia can address the energy trilemma and provide secure affordable energy while reducing greenhouse gas emissions – but not by extending the life of existing coal-fired power stations, according to ClimateWorks Australia.
Claims that the Federal Government is planning to introduce a ‘carbon tax’ on cars leading to an increase in costs for consumers are misleading and act against the best interest of motorists, according to ClimateWorks Australia.
Australia’s electricity sector needs to make larger emissions reductions to meet the 2030 national emissions target and put the country on a trajectory to net zero emissions by 2050, according to a new report by ClimateWorks Australia.
ClimateWorks Australia today welcomed the Queensland Government setting a target of net zero emissions by 2050.