States and territories climate leadership declaration
Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D'Ambrosio, Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad, South Australian Minister for Climate Change Ian Hunter and ACT Minister for Climate Change and Sustainability Shane Rattenbury signed a Climate Leadership Declaration which includes a commitment to help Australia meet its obligations under the Paris Agreement and to achieve net zero emissions in their jurisdictions by 2050. The Declaration emphasises the important role of Australia’s States and Territories in climate change action, and the economic benefits such action will bring. The Declaration sets out collaborative actions to be pursued by the parties, and welcomes an invitation from the Governor of California, Jerry Brown, to share California’s experience in combatting climate change while growing a clean energy economy.
The Declaration was signed at a meeting with the former US Vice President, Al Gore, that took place alongside the EcoCity World Summit in Melbourne on 13 July 2017.
Celebrating 50 Years of the Wyperfeld Big Desert Fire Conference
Approximately 80 people converged on Telopea Downs yesterday for the 50th Annual Wyperfeld Big Desert Fire Conference.
Got a great idea about the former Kyneton Primary School site?
What services, organisations or activities would you like to see at the former Kyneton Primary School site? Do you have an idea about how the site should be managed?
Working together to help unique wattle
One of the state’s rarest wattles has been given a significant boost with more than 350 seedlings planted near Burrowye, 100kms east of Wodonga.