Low Carbon Christmas :  Does your business reduce emissions?
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Low Carbon Christmas : Does your business reduce emissions?

WWF Report Details a Huge rise in demand for sustainable goods during Pandemic New global research conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), commissioned by WWF, shows a staggering 71% rise in popularity of searches for sustainable goods over the past five years, with continuing growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full story on…

Instead of using a car for local trips, Gerd & Bavara use their electric scooter
Electric Vehicles / Energy / Transport / ZEB Story

Instead of using a car for local trips, Gerd & Bavara use their electric scooter

Gerd Kuhlmann supplied this story as an entry to our Fight for Planet A campaign in August 2020 Bavara’s car had broken down, we needed a second vehicle and wanted to avoid another petrol car.  New electric cars were still too expensive for a second vehicle. I read an article in my RENEW alternative technology…

Northern Rivers EV Survey Results 2021
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Northern Rivers EV Survey Results 2021

Christobel Munson, ZEB Chair & EV Working Group We have been promoting the uptake of Electric Vehicles as part of our strategy to reduce local emissions. In 2019, we held a successful EV Expo which was attended by over 500 people. Over the Covid lockdowns we organised a series of 8 Webinars on different Electric Vehicle…

Electric Vehicles (talking cars today) – try one, buy one, this Summer, this Christmas…
Electric Vehicles / News / Transport

Electric Vehicles (talking cars today) – try one, buy one, this Summer, this Christmas…

We are keen to hear from the Northern Rivers community about their interest – and concerns – about electric vehicles. The last day to enter our EV Survey is Sunday 31 October. The winner of the day in a Tesla will be drawn from the entries on Monday 1 November. Take the survey now! This…

Net Zero by 2050 – how the transport sector can be managed to contribute
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Net Zero by 2050 – how the transport sector can be managed to contribute

The Grattan car plan: practical policies for cleaner transport and better cities calls on the Federal Government to impose a cap, or ceiling, on the emissions allowed from new cars sold in Australia each year, and to ratchet the ceiling down to zero by 2035. This would help Australia hit a national target of net zero…

Enter Zero Emissions Byron Electric Vehicle survey – and win a chance to drive a Tesla for a day
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Enter Zero Emissions Byron Electric Vehicle survey – and win a chance to drive a Tesla for a day

As the EV Expo proposed for 7 November had to be postponed due to COVID, community group Zero Emissions Byron (ZEB) has launched a survey designed to find out what barriers prevent NSW Northern Rivers residents from buying an electric vehicle (EV). The survey seeks to understand exactly what people would like to know about…

Seb Crangle – Ocean Shores
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Seb Crangle – Ocean Shores

I recently joined the fabulous Library of STUFF Mullumbimby, motivated by being able to share useful equipment without us all needing to own it all separately. Of particular interest to me was the electric lawn mower because I wanted to “mow electric”😁, rather than use my polluting, petrol-powered lawnmower, and to charge the batteries from…

Electric Vehicles / Events

What’s Zero Emissions Byron’s webinar series THE EV REVOLUTION all about? Mick O’Regan explains

These days you have to be careful when labelling a “revolution”. As we know, advertisers believe everything from mops to microwaves can earn the title. Sometimes, however, the real deal comes along – developments that change not only the physical product, they also shift how we think about the bigger context. Electric vehicles (EVs) are…

EV EXPO POSTPONED BUT MORE TIME FOR HIGH SCHOOL TECH HEADS
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EV EXPO POSTPONED BUT MORE TIME FOR HIGH SCHOOL TECH HEADS

ZEB’S EV EXPO –  Rescheduled for Sunday 7 November Yes, we’ve had to postpone this event again. The usual reason. Stay tuned and we’ll let you know more details closer to the time.But to get you in the mood, for our 2021 EV Expo, we’re asking high school students in the NSW Northern Rivers to…