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+00:00 02 May 2018|Community Project, Media Release|Comments Off on Councils and communities leading action on climate change

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+00:00 20 Feb 2018|Media Release|Comments Off on BZE and ISCA working to encourage low carbon cements

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+00:00 14 Aug 2017|Media Release, Pt Augusta Plan|Comments Off on BZE welcomes South Australian decision to build Concentrated Solar Thermal

Think tank says the Council of Australian Governments should commit to securing Australia’s electricity through a National Electricity Market powered by 100% renewables

Comments: Vanessa Petrie CEO Beyond Zero Emissions p: 0478 218 999 | vanessa.petrie@bze.org.au | bze.org.au Beyond Zero Emissions welcomes the Department of the Environment and Energy’s invitation to make comments on the Independent Review of the National Electricity Market. Beyond Zero Emissions submits that the Council of Australian Governments commits to securing Australia’s electricity through a National Electricity Market [...]

By | 2018-05-29T10:49:49+00:00 08 Mar 2017|Media Release|Comments Off on Think tank says the Council of Australian Governments should commit to securing Australia’s electricity through a National Electricity Market powered by 100% renewables

Australian NGO climate-solutions think tank Beyond Zero Emissions now ranked with world’s top 100 independent think tanks

Beyond Zero Emissions Media Release  Immediate Release January 31 2017 Media Contact: BZE CEO Vanessa Petrie p 0478 218 999 Australian NGO climate-solutions think tank Beyond Zero Emissions now ranked with world's top 100 independent think tanks Beyond Zero Emissions has been ranked the 52nd Best Independent Think Tank in the world by The Think Tanks [...]

By | 2017-03-23T13:14:53+00:00 31 Jan 2017|Media Release|Comments Off on Australian NGO climate-solutions think tank Beyond Zero Emissions now ranked with world’s top 100 independent think tanks

Electric cars and buses a focus for Canberra

This week in Canberra think-tank Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) will launch its latest report showing a rapid shift to electric vehicles is achievable and affordable. Immediate Release, Beyond Zero Emissions, Original December 4, 2016, Canberra. Media contact for comment: BZE Acting CEO  Michael Lord 0402 904 465, Enquiries BZE Comms, Jodie Green 0450 520 303 The Electric Vehicles report [...]

By | 2017-07-31T14:21:33+00:00 04 Dec 2016|Media Release, Vehicles Plan|Comments Off on Electric cars and buses a focus for Canberra

100% RENEWABLE ENERGY GLOBALLY – A MUST FOR LIMITING GLOBAL WARMING TO 1.5 DEGREES CELSIUS

PRESS RELEASE BY GLOBAL 100% RE CAMPAIGN MEMBERS AND SUPPORTERS - Beyond Zero Emissions Australia EMBARGO to 00:00 am Marrakesh 14th November - 11am AEDT With the UN Climate Summit in Marrakesh starting its final week all major non-state actor groups are this week joining forces to urge national governments to implement policies towards a 100% [...]

By | 2017-03-23T13:14:53+00:00 14 Nov 2016|Media Release|Comments Off on 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY GLOBALLY – A MUST FOR LIMITING GLOBAL WARMING TO 1.5 DEGREES CELSIUS

Why the future is electric for Melbourne’s cars and buses

Tonight in Melbourne BZE will be launching its latest Zero Carbon Australia costings for Australia to transition to an entire urban passenger fleet of cars and buses powered by 100% renewable energy within 10 yrs. Media Release, Beyond Zero Emissions, Updated: November 2, 2016, Original: October 31, 2016, Melbourne. Media contact for comment: BZE Acting CEO  Michael Lord 0402 [...]

By | 2017-07-31T14:22:22+00:00 31 Oct 2016|Media Release, Vehicles Plan|Comments Off on Why the future is electric for Melbourne’s cars and buses

Western Australia could become a renewable energy superpower – if the government halts LNG expansion plans and creates an innovation fund

Western Australia could become a renewable energy superpower – if the government halts LNG expansion plans and creates an innovation fund.  Arguably more than any other Australian state, Western Australia stands to gain a secure long-term future by combining renewable energy and energy-intensive minerals-based manufacturing industries. Media Release: Updated 27 October 2016: Immediate Release Thursday [...]

By | 2017-08-15T14:48:22+00:00 25 Oct 2016|Media Release, Superpower Plan|Comments Off on Western Australia could become a renewable energy superpower – if the government halts LNG expansion plans and creates an innovation fund

Australia on a Flightpath to Zero Emissions Transport

BZE STATEMENT MEDIA COMMENT: Michael.Lord@bze.org.au and Mobile: 0450 520 303 Tuesday 27th September 2016 Today a global coalition of NGO's are calling on world governments meeting to agree to effective methods to cut aviation emissions. To achieve the Paris Agreement temperature goals the transport and aviation industries are being called on to do their part to reduce emissions. "Australia is home [...]

By | 2017-03-23T13:14:54+00:00 27 Sep 2016|Media Release|Comments Off on Australia on a Flightpath to Zero Emissions Transport