Beyond Zero Emissions in the media

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Mike Cannon-Brookes wants to ‘educate’ energy Minister Angus Taylor on renewables at Bush Summit

Daily Telegraph — August 27, 2020

Australian software giant Atlassian’s co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes is a self-confessed “energy nerd” who is putting his money where his mouth is in backing renewable power.

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One in a Million: ad series

Daily Telegraph — August

This ad series profiled workers of the zero-emissions economy (for example, “Kara works as an electrician in Newcastle at Moly-Cop making steel with clean energy in her local community”). Along with editorial coverage, this week-long campaign reached 4 million Daily Telegraph readers during the paper’s annual Bush Summit.

British 'green homes grant' spurs call for Australian copycat policy

Australian Financial Review — August 6, 2020

The British government has launched a £2 billion ($3.65 billion) grant scheme to allow home owners and landlords to retrofit their houses for greater energy efficiency, prompting calls for a similar scheme in Australia.

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Atlassian's Mike Cannon-Brookes says clean energy 'best opportunity' for COVID-19 rebound

ABC, The Business — July 8, 2020

Tech billionaire and climate warrior Mike Cannon-Brookes says there has never been a more compelling time for Australia to adopt clean energy and he believes Canberra is starting to listen.

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How Hunter workers can reap benefits of zero-emissions jobs strategy

Newcastle Herald — July 7, 2020

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Plan to boost clean energy employment

Sky News Australia — June 29, 2020

Beyond Zero Emissions’ Chairman Eytan Lenko describes the competitive advantage that solar energy could provide to Australian manufacturing, as laid out in the think tank’s Million Jobs Plan.

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Former Macquarie chief backs clean energy investment in ABC interview

ABC's The Business — June 29 2020

Former Macquarie chairman Kevin McCann discusses the proposals put forth in Beyond Zero Emissions’ Million jobs Plan in an interview with ABC’s The Business. McCann praised the broad scope of the plan, highlighting electric vehicles and renewable energy as the most promising projects.

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Clean energy ‘could create million jobs’

The Australian — June 29, 2020

Australia could create a million new jobs through backing renewable energy with new transmission lines and the creation of a new manufacturing industry, according to a report to be released on Monday by Beyond Zero Emissions.

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