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Climate Action 21 Report Card 2018

Climate Action 21: Tasmania’s Climate Change Action Plan 2017-2021 (Climate Action 21) and the Climate Action 21 Implementation Plan were released in 2017.

Climate Action 21 sets the Tasmanian Government’s agenda for action on climate change through to 2021.The Climate Action 21 Implementation Plan commits to releasing a Report Card each year.

The Report Card contains information on progress against the actions contained in Climate Action 21. The key achievements are:

  • worked with 17 councils to consider climate-related risks in decision making;
  • providing ChargeSmart grant funding of $50,000 to support electric vehicle charging stations at workplaces;
  • participation by 14 Tasmanian vehicle fleets in Smarter Fleets to improve efficiency and generate savings;
  • 48 businesses completing continuity planning to prepare for and respond to extreme events;
  • holding eight business resource efficiency seminars across Tasmania in May and June 2018;
  • underktaking 12 statewide workshops for financial counsellors to better assist vulnerable clients in managing their energy use and power bills;
  • initiating a $100,000 research project to investigate coincident extreme events; and
  • an additional 339 hectares of land now irrigated with effluent under the Fert$mart program, in conjunction with DairyTas.

Since the release of Climate Action 21, the latest greenhouse gas emissions data show Tasmania achieved zero net emissions in 2015-16. Tasmania is the first jurisdiction in Australia to achieve zero net emissions. Learn more about Tasmania’s emissions.