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The report shows exactly what is needed for Australia to successfully transition to Electric Cars and buses, powered by 100% renewable energy.
Key takeaways from this report:
-The benefits of Electric Vehicles include increased convenience, better air quality, a more pleasurable driving experience, and reduced fuel and operating costs.
-Replacing Australia’s entire vehicle fleet will eliminate up to 8% of national Greenhouse Gas emissions.
-When powered by 100% renewable energy EVs are a pure zero emissions technology.
Keynote speakers at the Brisbane launch will be:
-Senator Larissa Waters, Australian Greens Senator and Co- Deputy Leader
-The Honourable Mark Bailey MP, Qld Minister Main Roads, Road Safety and Ports and Minister for Energy and Water Supply
Panelist at the Brisbane launch will be:
-Genevieve Graves, Manager Sustainable Transport RACQ
-Professor Karen Hussey, Deputy Director Global Change Institute
-Leslie Carter, Managing Director MRCagney
When: Friday 12th August, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Where: UQ Centre, Building 27A University of Queensland Union Road, St Lucia
For more information, see the event here.