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Image for the news item: Regional communities receive windfalls from wind farms

Regional communities receive windfalls from wind farms

Wind farm construction has delivered an economic boost of almost $4 billion to regional Australia, according to a new report...

Image for the news item: Enhancing Positive Social Outcomes from Wind Farm Development

Enhancing Positive Social Outcomes from Wind Farm Development

In March 2018, the Clean Energy Council released a research report on community engagement and benefit-sharing at Australian...

Image for the news item: Report says regional NSW sitting on 20,000 clean energy jobs, $14bn projects

Report says regional NSW sitting on 20,000 clean energy jobs, $14bn projects

New report Repowering our Regions by Climate and Energy Campainger Dr Brad Smith says $14 billion in new regional NSW solar...

Image for the news item: Meeting our Paris commitment

Meeting our Paris commitment

The first major report from The Australia Institute’s Climate & Energy Program evaluates the energy policies required to...

Image for the news item: Hot & Dry: Australia’s Weird Winter

Hot & Dry: Australia’s Weird Winter

Climate Change made Australia’s warmest winter on record an astounding 60 times more likely, highlighted by a new report...

Image for the news item: Small-scale Community Solar Guide

Small-scale Community Solar Guide

The Coalition for Community Energy (C4CE) with the support of Environment Victoria have launched the revised Small-scale...

Image for the news item: Study reveals health benefits of solar and wind power

Study reveals health benefits of solar and wind power

Since 2007, solar and wind power have prevented the premature deaths of up to 12,700 people in the US.

Image for the news item: ARENA report: Australian big business missing out on renewable energy opportunities

ARENA report: Australian big business missing out on renewable energy opportunities

While many major Australian companies do not believe their customers expect them to use renewable energy, most Australians...

Image for the news item: Local Leadership: Tracking Local Government Progress on Climate Change

Local Leadership: Tracking Local Government Progress on Climate Change

In Australia, local councils and communities have long been at the forefront of climate action, continuing their efforts,...

Image for the news item: CAHA Framework for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being for Australia

CAHA Framework for a National Strategy on Climate, Health and Well-being for Australia

The Climate and Health Alliance, led by their President Dr Liz Hanna, launched a collaboratively developed Framework for...

Image for the news item: The Climate Institute’s Climate of the Nation 21017 report

The Climate Institute’s Climate of the Nation 21017 report

The Climate Institute has now been conducting its Climate of the Nation attitudinal research for more than a decade. It is...

Image for the news item: Ginninderry releases findings to SERREE-supported research

Ginninderry releases findings to SERREE-supported research

Ginninderry has released its findings to a SERREE-supported social research project exploring the 'understanding householder...

Image for the news item: IRENA Report - Renewable Energy in Cities

IRENA Report - Renewable Energy in Cities

The transition to renewables cuts across the entire urban energy landscape, from buildings to transport, to industry and...

Image for the news item: On the Frontline: Climate Change & Rural Communities

On the Frontline: Climate Change & Rural Communities

The Climate Council's latest report reveals that climate change is likely to worsen the systemic disadvantages suffered by...

Image for the news item: Climate Council urges bigger push towards renewables as community energy projects take off

Climate Council urges bigger push towards renewables as community energy projects take off

The Climate Council says a growing trend of rural communities setting up their own wind and solar farms could generate thousands...

Image for the news item: Community attitudes to renewable energy in NSW

Community attitudes to renewable energy in NSW

The Community Attitudes to Renewable Energy in NSW report presents the results of a survey conducted in 2014 on community...

Image for the news item: Better Health a Key Benefit of Renewables, Study Says

Better Health a Key Benefit of Renewables, Study Says

Building wind and solar farms helps to reduce the human impact on climate change by displacing noxious emissions from coal-fired...

Image for the news item: Strategic options for delivering ownership and benefit sharing models for wind farms in NSW

Strategic options for delivering ownership and benefit sharing models for wind farms in NSW

A review of benefit sharing mechanisms implemented internationally to better understand and identify options for wind farms...

Image for the news item: New community consultation guidelines for large scale solar projects (ARENA) 2015

New community consultation guidelines for large scale solar projects (ARENA) 2015

Independent market research company Ipsos has produced best practice community consultation guidelines for proposed large...