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 | www.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 | 2017-03-23T13:14:53+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% [...]

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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

The future is electric for Australian cars and buses

THE FUTURE IS ELECTRIC FOR AUSTRALIAN CARS AND BUSES August 12, 2016, 00:00 AEST Brisbane Immediate Release  Media contact for comment is BZE CEO Dr Stephen Bygrave 0408 907 686 August 12, 2016,  00:00 AEST Immediate This morning in Brisbane BZE will release its latest Zero Carbon Australia costings this time for Australia to  transition to an entire [...]

By | 2017-07-31T14:25:00+00:00 12 Aug 2016|Media Release, Vehicles Plan|Comments Off on The future is electric for Australian cars and buses

Consumers and economy will be the big winners if Australia captures its renewable energy advantage

MONDAY 11 April EMBARGOED to 00.01 HRS THURSDAY 14 APRIL 2016 Media Release A report on how Australia can position itself to be a Renewable Energy Superpower is being launched in Brisbane this week with a keynote by Queensland Environment Minister the Hon Dr Steven Miles – the simple message is that consumers and economy will be [...]

By | 2017-07-31T14:49:33+00:00 11 Apr 2016|Media Release, Superpower Plan|Comments Off on Consumers and economy will be the big winners if Australia captures its renewable energy advantage