Climate and Renewables Strategy - draft

Council has endorsed the public exhibition of the draft Climate and Renewables Strategy.



What is the strategy about?


The draft Climate and Renewables Strategy is our plan to mitigate carbon emissions and resource solutions to address the climate emergency.

The draft strategy outlines what Council will do to reduce emissions from its own operations and community wide. Actions include:

  • Embedding climate action in Council systems and processes
  • Establishing the Office of Renewable Energy Innovation
  • Rapidly increasing solar and renewable energy generation
  • Supporting low carbon urban development
  • Eliminating organic waste to landfill
  • Helping the community address unsustainable consumption

The draft strategy

Council has endorsed the public exhibition of the draft Climate and Renewables Strategy.



What is the strategy about?


The draft Climate and Renewables Strategy is our plan to mitigate carbon emissions and resource solutions to address the climate emergency.

The draft strategy outlines what Council will do to reduce emissions from its own operations and community wide. Actions include:

  • Embedding climate action in Council systems and processes
  • Establishing the Office of Renewable Energy Innovation
  • Rapidly increasing solar and renewable energy generation
  • Supporting low carbon urban development
  • Eliminating organic waste to landfill
  • Helping the community address unsustainable consumption

The draft strategy has been developed with the assistance of the community, including local climate and renewables experts and groups. It is informed by a number of background studies.


Read the draft Climate and Renewables Strategy pdf


In hard copy at Council's Service Centres at Ashfield, Leichhardt and Petersham.


More Information

Read background studies


Have your say

You are invited to provide feedback on the draft Climate + Renewables Strategy.

Last day to provide feedback is 5 November 2019


What happens next?

The feedback received will be incorporated into the final strategy where possible and considered by Council before it is adopted. All those who provided feedback will be advised when the Strategy will be considered by Council.