Council actions to reduce emissions in your community

Council actions to reduce emissions in your community

Monday, 4 June 2018 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Imogen Jubb, BZE’s National Manager, Zero Carbon Communities, & Alexi Lynch, Business Manager at Ironbark Sustainability , will present on the new report: Australian Local Government Climate Review (2018)

This review provides a comprehensive assessment of the actions Australian councils and communities are taking to tackle climate change, along with the barriers and challenges they face. The nationwide review found many local councils have corporate and community targets as well as strategies to reduce emissions. Published by Beyond Zero Emissions, ICLEI Oceania and Ironbark Sustainability. Join us to find out how your community and council stacks up.

Further information can be seen at Beyond Zero Emissions.

Event Location: 
Cuming Theatre, Chemistry Building
Masson Road
3010 Parkville , VIC
Beyond Zero Emissions

Imogen is a communication specialist who has provided climate change and sustainability advice to organisations including:

  • - the Australian Conservation Foundation,
  • - the Bureau of Meteorology,
  • - CSIRO and
  • - the Moreland Energy Foundation.

She has published articles in The Age, SBS, Huffington Post and The Fifth Estate, worked as television presenter and script writer for the ABC and co-authored reports with some of Australia’s leading climate-change scientists.

She is an elected Board Member of Climate for Change is passionate about strategies that will work our way to a sustainable world and recently ran as an independent for Moreland City Council.

Ironbark Sustainability

Alexi has been at Ironbark Sustainability since 2009. He works with councils on range of energy efficiency and renewable projects. He brings decades of experience in project management, stakeholder engagement, facilitation and program development in the sustainability field since co-founding the Environmental Jobs Network (EJN) in 2001. Alexi managed ICLEI Oceania's flagship Cities for Climate Protection (CCP) campaign in Australia until mid-2008, building the capacity of Local Government and communities to tackle climate change. 

Alexi has managed hundreds of energy efficient asset management programs local governments throughout Australia and worked on the development and creation of the Australian One Planet Councils to assist councils in assessing their sustainability performance against a range of indicators. Since 2013, Alexi has managed a project team that has obtained over $100m of government funding and third-party finance for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects throughout Australia.

Web tools and Projects we developed

  • Open-NEM

    The live tracker of the Australian electricity market.

  • Paris Equity Check

    This website is based on a Nature Climate Change study that compares Nationally Determined Contributions with equitable national emissions trajectories in line with the five categories of equity outlined by the IPCC.

  • liveMAGICC Climate Model

    Run one of the most popular reduced-complexity climate carbon cycle models online. Used by IPCC, UNEP GAP reports and numerous scientific publications.

  • NDC & INDC Factsheets

    Check out our analysis of all the post-2020 targets that countries announced under the Paris Agreement.