2022 Community Collaboration – ZEB’s contribution described in the Annual Chair’s Report

2022 Community Collaboration – ZEB’s contribution described in the Annual Chair’s Report

At Zero Emissions Byron (ZEB) this year, our aim has been to ‘Think Globally. Act Locally’. Looking back, after the challenging years of drought – then fires, COVID – then floods, this is how ZEB has ‘acted locally’ in 2022. With the aim of inspiring the community to fast-track emissions reduction activities, this year we’ve…

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…

Tracking the increase in Solar PV installations
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Tracking the increase in Solar PV installations

Since Zero Emissions Byron began in 2015, the size and number of solar PV installations in the Byron Shire has increased four-fold. This graph has been compiled from data on the APVI Solar Map[1] for the four Byron postcodes covering Bangalow, Byron Bay, Mullumbimby and Ocean Shores (2479, 2481, 2482, 2483). “Over 3.5MW were installed…