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Volunteer Coordinator (Paid Position)

Applications close: 13 July, 2018. Employer: Beyond Zero Emissions Location: Melbourne The volunteer coordinator will work with the CEO to grow and mobilise a national network of volunteers. The role will be responsible for administering our volunteer management program and providing support for volunteers. See full details via Ethical Jobs: http://www.ethicaljobs.com.au/Members/BeyondZeroEmissions/volunteer-coordinator-paid-position To be successful in [...]

By |2018-06-21T14:26:47+00:0021 Jun 2018|Position Ad|Comments Off on Volunteer Coordinator (Paid Position)

Australian Local Government Climate Review (2018)

This review provides a comprehensive assessment of the actions Australian councils and communities are taking to tackle climate change, along with the barriers and challenges they face. The nationwide review found many local councils have corporate and community targets as well as strategies to reduce emissions. Download the review. Key findings: Reducing corporate emissions: Council [...]

By |2018-06-11T16:55:37+00:0030 Apr 2018|Community Project, Publication Overview|Comments Off on Australian Local Government Climate Review (2018)

Port Augusta – How we changed the conversation on renewables

Beyond Zero Emissions' research, transition plans, advocacy and community engagement, kicked off a five-year community campaign that led to: (1) a formal government inquiry, and (2) the South Australian Government announcing a $650 million Concentrated Solar Thermal plant for Port Augusta. BZE is an organisation that punches far above its weight.  We changed the conversation [...]

By |2018-04-12T16:09:42+00:0006 Mar 2018|BZE Article, Pt Augusta Plan|Comments Off on Port Augusta – How we changed the conversation on renewables

BZE and ISCA working to encourage low carbon cements

Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) and the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia ( ISCA) are working together to encourage low carbon cements in Australian infrastructure. BZE Media Release Issued 20 February 2018 Australia could lead the world on zero carbon cement with the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia’s  Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating scheme. This follows the release [...]

By |2018-02-21T10:58:04+00:0020 Feb 2018|Media Release|Comments Off on BZE and ISCA working to encourage low carbon cements

Bob Hale: Office Manager

Bob has an extensive background as a Senior Project Manager. His strengths lie in organisation, coordination, and following through to make sure tasks get done in a timely manner. He is adept at financial tracking, scheduling, Risk management, Issue Management, and People management. Bob has filled several roles at BZE, including managing the release of [...]

By |2018-02-12T09:11:39+00:0012 Feb 2018|Team Member|Comments Off on Bob Hale: Office Manager

BZE Newsletter: February 2018

BZE ranks with the best Beyond Zero Emissions is now ranked 50th Best Independent Think Tank in the world, and the 25th Think Tank to watch in 2018! This is an amazing achievement that celebrates the impact of our volunteers and donors. Thank you, everyone. Carbon emissions from cement. One year ago it was widely [...]

By |2018-03-09T12:51:35+00:0010 Feb 2018|Newsletter|Comments Off on BZE Newsletter: February 2018

BZE again ranks as a top international think tank

Beyond Zero Emissions is now ranked 50th, out of over 6,500 international think tanks, by The Lauder Institute at The University of Pennsylvania. BZE is one of only six Australian think tanks in this ranking.  Here BZE ranks alongside high-profile Australian think tanks, like the Grattan Institute. The Lauder Institute does this ranking to assist [...]

By |2018-06-11T17:28:24+00:0007 Feb 2018|Award, Past BZE Event|Comments Off on BZE again ranks as a top international think tank

Rethinking Cement (2017)

Rethinking Cement is a research report presenting a pathway to zero carbon cement in Australia. Cement production is the biggest industrial producer of emissions, causing 8% of global carbon emissions – more than the global car fleet. The first stage of cement making is to transform limestone (calcium carbonate - CaCO3) into lime (CaO), thus [...]

By |2018-06-21T22:40:32+00:0018 Aug 2017|Cement Plan, Featured, Publication Overview|Comments Off on Rethinking Cement (2017)

BZE welcomes South Australian decision to build Concentrated Solar Thermal

The South Australian Government’s announcement to back a Concentrated Solar Thermal plant in Port Augusta is a celebration of community vision and leadership, according to think tank Beyond Zero Emissions. “Repower Port Augusta have worked tirelessly to promote the huge benefits that Concentrated Solar Thermal will deliver for the Port Augusta community and the nation. [...]

By |2017-08-20T11:59:21+00:0014 Aug 2017|Media Release, Pt Augusta Plan|Comments Off on BZE welcomes South Australian decision to build Concentrated Solar Thermal

BZE Submission to Inquiry into the implications of climate change for Australia’s national security (2017)

Free Download: " Current Australian research has found that unmitigated climate change will lead to severe humanitarian crises, forced migration, political instability and conflict. The Asia-Pacific region, including Australia, is considered one of the worst affected areas.  To mitigate the impact of climate change, Australia can show the way in moving from a carbon intensive [...]

By |2017-11-04T19:19:25+00:0002 Aug 2017|Submission|Comments Off on BZE Submission to Inquiry into the implications of climate change for Australia’s national security (2017)