On Wednesday 4th August Climate Action Newcastle will be holding a forum for the community to learn about the potential of renewable energy, and start talking about a future where we don’t need to burn dirty coal to produce electricity anymore.
The panellists will speak on a range of related issues, including the technical challenges and solutions, how communities can take action to create the future they want to see, and how the transition will affect jobs.
A representative from Beyond Zero Emissions will be attending to launch their recently released Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan. This plan shows how we could provide 100% Renewable energy for Australia by 2020, including how much it would cost.
We will hear from Scott Kinear about how a community have set up their own wind farm in Victoria, and from Dr Luis Crespo about how Concentrating Solar Thermal technology is providing baseload power in Spain.
There will be lots of questions and answers so please come along to listen, learn and participate. The forum starts at 6.30pm at Newcastle City Hall. Entry is by a gold coin donation. We hope you can join us.