As a result of a motion from Greens Councillor Philipa Veitch Randwick City Council will make a submission to a NSW Government sustainable energy inquiry supporting the attaining of net zero emissions in NSW by 2030 and expressing concern over the impact of coal mining.
Resolution to Councillor Veitch’s successful motion to the Randwick City Council meeting of the 27th of August 2019.
That Randwick City Council make a submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Sustainability of Energy Supply and Resources in NSW, including discussion of Council’s:
- Support for a state-wide goal of net zero emissions by 2030 (as per the RCC motion to the 2017 LG conference motion, and subsequent conference resolution);
- Strong concern regarding the impact of coal mining and emissions from coal fired power stations on the climate, the environment, human health and water security;
- Strong support for economic and other initiatives to assist regional communities and workers that may be affected by changing energy and resource markets.