Victoria has launched Australia’s first offshore wind targets. This is a significant and forward-looking commitment that demonstrates the important role of state and territory governments in decarbonising Australia’s electricity sector – fundamental to Australia achieving net zero emissions and limiting warming to 1.5 degrees. Read the press release.
The UN Environment Assembly has created a legally binding agreement to end plastic pollution. ABC News.
Investment in the green economy can create up to 10 more jobs for Indonesia. Antara News.
Singapore looks to bring forward its net zero commitment by increasing carbon taxes. Channel News Asia.
Fortescue backs AEMO 1.5 degree-aligned plan that models the end of coal within this decade. Renew Economy.
Federal and state funding ramps up for electric vehicles rollout in Victoria. InnovationAus.
Energy efficient ‘passive’ homes are catching on in New York. The Guardian.
The AGL takeover bid could be a positive sign of things to come. The Guardian.
Origin Energy is set to shut down Australia’s largest coal-fired power plant by 2025. ABC.
Renewable energy is on track to supply most of the UK’s electricity by 2030. The Independent.