THE largest national climate program for local government welcomed 35 new councils from across Australia last month, however no Limestone Coast councils were represented.
As part of the Climate Council’s Cities Power Partnership, 70 local councils have vowed to tackle climate change in their own backyards.
Over 250 towns and cities are listed as members of the partnership – representing 7.5 million people.
To join the partnership, councils must be nominated online.
Any resident who believes their community is “leading the way” or taking action to tackle climate change can nominate their local council.
Climate Councillor and international climate scientist Professor Will Steffen said local