Council's Climate and Renewables Strategy

Climate and Renewables Strategy

Council has adopted a Climate and Renewables Strategy to assist the Inner West to respond to the climate emergency. The strategy commits council to taking more action and places climate at the centre of all decision making.

Background research

The strategy has been informed by the research below, undertaken by experienced and well respected groups and individuals:

Reducing emissions from Council Operations

Analysis of Inner West Council's options for reaching carbon neutrality based on a technical report by specialist advisors 100% Renewables. The Pathway was peer reviewed by Associate Professor Mark Diesendorf, University of NSW.

Reducing emissions from the Inner West Community

This report quantifies and describes the Inner West community carbon footprint, models future scenarios, considers Council’s areas of influence, and makes recommendations for key actions that support community emissions reduction.

Understanding consumption emissions from the the Inner West Community

This analysis quantifies the impact of household consumption on carbon emissions and highlights the importance of taking a holistic approach to carbon reduction by Inner West Council beyond focusing on energy, transport and waste. 

Opportunities for Community Energy in the Inner West

Overview and recommendations on how Council can foster community energy options, specifically focusing on the Inner West community and Council's context.

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Page last updated: 28 Oct 2021