Tag Archives: weathering the change

Greens displeased by ACT Government climate action


The Greens were as keen to get a hug for the cameras from the Youth Climate Coalition as anyone when Simon Corbell announced ambitious targets to reduce the ACT’s greenhouse emissions.
Today Shane Rattenbury has expressed some disappointment at the real progress being made, as recorded in their Weathering The Change report card.
The Greens’ analysis [...]

Greens stick their oar into emissions reductions

By 2 March 2012

The Greens’s Shane Rattenbury has announced the Green’s preferred path to reaching the ACT’s stated target of cutting greenhouse emissions by 40% in the next 8 years.
Of the 5 options outlined, the Greens favour Pathway 2, which combines building efficiency measures, sustainable transport, energy-from-waste and renewable energy.
“Pathway 2 comes closest to delivering the kind of [...]

Which of Simon’s pathways to carbon neutrality do you prefer? [With poll]

By 5 December 2011 FEATURED ARTICLE

Simon Corbell has announced his proposed pathways to the promised carbon neutrality of 2060.
The options are:
Pathway1: involves the use of renewable energy as the main strategy for achieving emissions reductions. The purchase of a small component carbon offsets is also included, as current modelling indicates that switching to renewable energy for the total ACT electricity [...]

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