How the ACT government will be carbon neutral by 2020

Despite having only a little over 300,000 citizens, the ACT government has some pretty serious targets to do its part in addressing climate change. Now it has published its plan to make its own operations carbon neutral by 2020.

The ACT government has released a detailed plan for its own operations to be carbon neutral by 2020.

Simon Corbell.

Simon Corbell.

Environment Minister Simon Corbell launched the Carbon Neutral ACT government framework last week, pointing out that the territory government currently contributes about 5% of the ACT’s carbon dioxide pollution.

The ACT has the most ambitious climate change policies in the nation, which include having the whole of the territory carbon neutral by 2060.

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