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Submission on the National Electric Vehicle Strategy Consultation Paper

Climateworks Centre welcomes the Federal Government’s commitment to developing a National Electric Vehicle Strategy (NEVS) at this critical time for decarbonising transport.

08.11.22

Submission on Victoria’s emissions reduction target for 2035

Note: In this submission provided to the Victorian Government in May 2022, we recommended Victoria set a 2035 emissions reduction target of 75-80 per cent below 2005 levels, based on a 1.5 degrees Celsius least cost pathway for Australia.

20.10.22

Response to the Energy Security Board’s capacity mechanism high-level design paper

In July 2022, Climateworks Centre had the opportunity to respond to the Energy Security Board (ESB)’s capacity mechanism high-level design paper, in a submission co-signed by the Monash Energy Institute.

09.08.22

Climateworks Australia’s submission to the Inquiry into Renewable Energy in Victoria

In November 2021, Climateworks had the opportunity to respond to the Inquiry into Renewable Energy in Victoria.  Climateworks supports transitioning Victoria to 100 per cent renewable energy.

26.11.21

Climateworks Australia’s submission to the draft bill for amending Tasmania’s Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008

In November 2021, Climateworks had the opportunity to respond to the consultation process on the draft bill for amending Tasmania’s Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008.  Climateworks congratulates the Tasmanian Government on continuing its leading action on climate change through this amendment of its Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008.

12.11.21

Climateworks submission on the Safeguard Crediting Mechanism Discussion Paper

In October Climateworks Australia had the opportunity to respond to the Discussion Paper: King Review Safeguard Crediting Mechanism (the Discussion Paper) of the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (the Department).

19.10.21

Climateworks submission to National Construction Code Public Comment Draft (Stage 2)

In October 2021 Climateworks had the opportunity to respond to the energy efficiency provisions of the National Construction Code Public Comment Draft.

19.10.21

Climateworks Australia submission to Queensland’s Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Strategy

In July 2021 Climateworks had to opportunity to provide input to Queensland’s new Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Strategy. The submission draws from our Decarbonisation Futures scenario modelling, our Moving to Zero transport report, and a comparison of current Queensland zero-emissions vehicles policy and leading policies inother states and territories.

15.07.21

Climateworks submissions to the review of Tasmania’s Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 and the consultation on Tasmania’s next climate change action plan

The independent review of Tasmania’s Climate Change (State Action) Act 2008 provides an opportunity to bring Tasmania’s legislation in line with the state’s ambition to be a world leader on climate change, and in line with the state’s unique emissions profile.

13.05.21

Climateworks submission to the Future Fuels Strategy: Discussion Paper ‘Powering Choice’

In April 2021 Climateworks had the opportunity to respond to the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources Future Fuels Strategy: Discussion Paper ‘Powering Choice’.

20.04.21

Climateworks submission to the Infrastructure Victoria draft 30-year infrastructure strategy

Climateworks supports Infrastructure Victoria’s recommendations that will strengthen the alignment of infrastructure planning, assessment, investment decisions and delivery with the Climate Change Act 2017, which includes a target of net zero emissions by 2050.

24.02.21

Climateworks Submission on the Climate Change 2020 Bills.

A Climate Change Act for Australia would create structure and transparency at the national level so that the nation can meet the goals of the Paris Agreement in an effective manner.

17.12.20

Climateworks submission to NSW housing strategy discussion paper

Development of the Housing Strategy for NSW is timely. As NSW manages and emerges from coronavirus, policy makers now have the opportunity to invest in initiatives that create jobs, restart the economy and help meet the state’s Net Zero Plan Stage 1: 2020-2030 and net zero emissions by 2050 target.

31.07.20

Submission to the Australian Government’s Technology Investment Roadmap Discussion Paper

Climateworks has made a submission to the Australian Government’s Technology Investment Roadmap Discussion Paper. Climateworks welcomes the paper’s recognition of the suite of solutions available to reduce Australian emissions.

07.07.20

Submission to the Government of Western Australia on Climate Change

In December 2019 Climateworks took the opportunity to respond to the Government of Western Australia’s Climate change in Western Australia Issues paper – September 2019.

28.01.20

Submission to consultation on Building energy efficiency in new commercial buildings in the Northern Territory

Improved energy performance of buildings presents a win-win-win opportunity. In January 2020 Climateworks was invited to provide input on the Northern Territory Government consultation into the adoption of minimum energy requirements for new commercial buildings.

16.01.20

Submission to the inquiry into electric buses in regional and metropolitan public transport networks in New South Wales

Electric buses can reduce costs, improve air quality and support local industries. In December 2019 Climateworks Australia was invited to make a submission to the New South Wales government inquiry into electric buses for regional and metropolitan public transport networks.

19.12.19

Climateworks review of Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (GEMS) Act

The Greenhouse and Energy Minimum Standards (GEMS) Act and the Equipment Energy Efficiency (E3) Program, deliver harmonised efficiency standards and labelling for equipment and appliances.

28.03.18

Joint submission to the ministerial forum on vehicle emissions: proposed fuel efficiency standard for light vehicles

Improving light vehicle fuel efficiency can help Australia deliver on our international commitments, improve air quality, health outcomes and deliver financial savings.

04.08.17

Submission to the review of Australia’s climate change policies

Australia should set a long term goal of net-zero emissions by 2050. Australia has committed to the Paris Agreement which sets out collective global action to avoid dangerous climate change.

09.05.17

Towards fuel efficient, lower emission light vehicles: Submission to the vehicle emissions discussion paper

The transport sector is one of the fastest growing sources of emissions within Australia, increasing by 47.5% since 1990. It also represents one of the most financially attractive emission reduction opportunities across the Australian economy.

19.04.16

The path forward for electric vehicles in Australia – Joint submission to the Federal Government vehicle emissions discussion paper

‘The path forward for electric vehicles in Australia’ has been prepared by a collaboration of industry representatives from the Electric Vehicle ecosystem, to explore the role of electric vehicles in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, improving air quality and achieving improvements in energy productivity.

07.04.16