Local leadership

tracking local government progress on climate change

Petra Stock, Martin Rice, Lesley Hughes, Will Steffen, Alix Pearce, Karen Hussey, Timothy Flannery

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Abstract

In Australia, local councils and communities have long been at the forefront of climate action, continuing their efforts, despite periods of instability and inaction at the state and federal climate policy level. In recent times, shires, towns and cities have stepped up their efforts and profile on climate change action both at home and internationally.

This report introduces the Climate Council's Cities Power Partnership program which highlights the leaders of councils and communities that are switching to renewable energy and building greener, more efficient and resilient communities.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationSydney
PublisherClimate Council of Australia
Commissioning bodyClimate Council of Australia
Number of pages65
ISBN (Electronic)9781925573268
ISBN (Print)9781925573275
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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    Stock, P., Rice, M., Hughes, L., Steffen, W., Pearce, A., Hussey, K., & Flannery, T. (2017). Local leadership: tracking local government progress on climate change. Sydney: Climate Council of Australia.