Rewire Australia is starting with Saul's home postcode 2515 to work with the community to plan the replacement of every non electric machine with an electric alternative by 2030
If you haven't heard of Saul Griffith we assume it's because you have been having a break from climate news. We don't blame you it's often draining and we must all manage our energy to keep us in the ring and succeed in transitioning our planet to a safe future for future generations. But now you're back you will want to read all about him and his blueprint for achieving our carbon reduction goals by 2030 and we urge you to share this strategy with your family, friends and neighbours. This is about Australian residents taking control of the solution and working together to make it happen and get financial assistance from governments who are charged with spending our tax money in our best interest.
The featured image of this post is from the Rewiring Australia website here.
Saul argues that for the drastic emission reductions the world needs to make within the decade, the only viable solution is to work with "technologies that we have now that you can buy off the shelf".
"We have to get 50 per cent reductions by 2030 for a climate target we want," he says. "It's 'go' time for the stuff that works."
The (pilot) plan is known as "Electrify 2515". It aims for all household machines in the postcode area running on fossil fuels — from gas cooktops to petrol cars — to be converted to electric equivalents and powered by renewable energy.
So stop waiting for policy makers and product innovators to solve the climate crisis. Read more about Soul's plan, it's actually really simple but not cheap so working out what your household needs to change and talking to your friends, family and neighbours about the task at hand is your first step.
30 min – Australian Story 27 Feb 2023 – The Transformer | Saul Griffith
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Rewire Australia is starting with Soul's home postcode 2515 to work with the community to plan the replacement of every non electric machine with an electric alternative by 2030
It's not just residents though that are making big commitments to reach the needed reduction targets by 2030. Renew Economy wrote in early Dec '22:
Never have so many governments, utilities, corporates and investors promised so much in such a short period of time for such an important outcome.
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