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.
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
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.