Awards Presentation

Presentation Ceremony

Winners of the 2017 World Environment Day Climate Action Awards were over lunch during the 2017 UNAA Climate Collaboration forum on Wednesday June 7, 2017. The forum and lunch were held at the Jasper Hotel.

The Awards presentation lunch was hosted by Rob Gell AM and included a keynote presentation by Professor Fiona Stanley AC FAA FASSA on climate change and health.

Winners: 

Clean Energy Award (sponsored by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning)

Moreland City Council – Enabling Community Tenants to Access Solar

Climate Change Leadership Award (sponsored by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning)

The Alternative Technology Association

Special Commendation: John Ive – Talaheni on-farm achievements underpin and nurture leadership

Protecting Biodiversity from Rapid Climate Change Award

John and Robyn Ive – Talaheni on-farm achievements underpin and nurture leadership

Business Climate Action Award

Habla Zig-Zag International Pty Ltd – Energy Efficient Brick Kilns

Community Climate Action Award

The People’s Solar

Excellence in Climate Research Award

ClimateWorks Australia and Australia National University – ‘Pathways to Deep Decarbonisation in 2050’ 

Climate Education and Engagement Award

The Alternative Technology Association – Sustainable House Day

Infrastructure Innovation for a Strong Climate Future Award

Level Crossing Removal Authority – Level Crossing Removal Project: Sustainability in Public Infrastructure

Special Commendation East Gippsland Shire Council – Bright Futures East Gippsland

Local Government Climate Action Award (sponsored by ICLEI Oceania: Local Governments for Sustainability)

Yarra City Council – Embedding Adaptation in Local Government

Media Award for Climate Reporting

Michael Slezak, The Guardian Australia – Reports: Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef

 

Watch some of the highlights of the 2016 presentation.