Councils and communities leading action on climate change

Local councils and communities are leading action on climate change in Australia according to a nationwide report released today. BZE Media Release Issued 2 May 2018 The Australian Local Government Climate Review 2018 provides a comprehensive assessment of the actions councils are undertaking to tackle climate change, along with the barriers and challenges they face. [...]

By |2018-05-02T11:42:53+00:0002 May 2018|Community Project, Media Release|Comments Off on Councils and communities leading action on climate change

Australian Local Government Climate Review (2018)

In 2018, Beyond Zero Emissions conducted a comprehensive assessment of what councils and communities are doing to tackle climate change, along with the barriers and challenges they face. The result of our research is the Australian Local Government Climate Review 2018. The research found that many local councils have corporate and community targets as well [...]

By |2018-10-31T10:01:49+00:0030 Apr 2018|Community Project, Publication Overview|Comments Off on Australian Local Government Climate Review (2018)

Zero Carbon Community Guide launched: 14 July 2017

On 14 July we launched the Zero Carbon Communities Guide to empower communities and councils who want to see rapid local progress towards zero emissions. The guide provides a simple framework and key steps a community can take to achieve zero carbon status within 10 years. http://bze.org.au/zero-carbon-communities-guide/ To find out more, read Imogen’s article in [...]

By |2017-08-16T12:42:11+00:0010 Aug 2017|Community Guide|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Community Guide launched: 14 July 2017

Zero Carbon Communities Guide (2017)

Our free Zero Carbon Communities guide provides a simple framework and key steps to show how you can create a zero carbon community. It is based on research that demonstrates zero emissions are achievable and affordable now. It will give you confidence to take action, improve knowledge transfer and innovation and point aspiring communities towards [...]

By |2018-10-31T08:59:09+00:0014 Jul 2017|Community Guide, Featured, Publication Overview|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Communities Guide (2017)

Zero Carbon Communities

Zero Carbon Communities is an exciting initiative delivering positive environmental change across Australia by helping communities reduce local carbon emissions. Councils and communities have a strong and proud history of leading climate action and many are working towards 100% renewable energy goals and zero emissions targets. A Zero Carbon Community is any community where people, [...]

By |2018-11-02T12:35:16+00:0013 Jul 2017|Community Project, Current Project|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Communities

Zero Carbon Communities Updates

This page contains the updates on the Zero Carbon Communities program and showcases some of the strategies and accomplishments of communities undertaking this ambitious program. Register to join the program. July 2017 July – EcoCity World Summit July 2017 - BZE showcased the achievements of our Zero Carbon Communities at this prestigious global conference. June 7 2017 - United Nations Association [...]

By |2018-11-02T11:54:35+00:0010 Jul 2017|Community Project|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Communities Updates

Australian Local Government Yearbook 2017: Zero Carbon Communities

The Australian Local Government Association Yearbook for 2017 has a section on "zero carbon communities" featuring the work of Beyond Zero Emissions. Download this section here     

By |2017-08-06T22:49:02+00:0016 May 2017|BZE Article, Community Project|Comments Off on Australian Local Government Yearbook 2017: Zero Carbon Communities

Podcast: Zero Carbon Communities Showcase 2017

BZE Radio interviews 6 people associated with the Zero Carbon Communities (ZCC) program: A showcase of Australia's most ambitious local government areas, with their plans to get to zero emissions in a range of sectors within 10 years. These communities are taking on everything from investment models to local and utility-scale energy, home energy assessments, energy [...]

By |2018-11-02T11:43:38+00:0024 Apr 2017|Community Project, Community Show, Pt Augusta Plan|Comments Off on Podcast: Zero Carbon Communities Showcase 2017

Zero Carbon Communities: Discussion Group Video: 6 March 2017

Our guest speaker is Imogen Jubb, BZE National Manager for the Zero Carbon Communities project. Zero Carbon Communities is helping to implement BZE research in local communities looking to work towards zero emissions . Many Australian communities and Local Councils are developing Zero Emissions targets. With support from the Lord Mayors Charitable Fund we are working [...]

By |2017-08-13T22:43:48+00:0004 Mar 2017|Community Project, Discussion Group|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Communities: Discussion Group Video: 6 March 2017

Victorian communities getting going on 100% renewable energy

Pictured: 100%RE Nillumbik Shire - first meeting. Back: Ian Culbard,Councillor Grant Brooker, Charles Danby, Peter Voutier, Gary Flood, John Brenan, Imogen Jubb Front: Samantha Chalton, Marguerite Marshall, Kahn Franke, Daryl Brooke Three Victorian communities will be accelerating 100% renewable energy plans in 2017 thanks to the Lord Mayor's Charitable Foundation. BZE is proud to have [...]

By |2016-12-21T22:41:54+00:0020 Dec 2016|Community Project, Past BZE Event|Comments Off on Victorian communities getting going on 100% renewable energy