COREM’S goal is to transition the greater Mullumbimby area to 100% renewable energy as soon as possible. In addition to Repower, COREM also manages a revolving fund for community roof top solar, and has undertaken a pre-feasibility study into the viability of re-commissioning the Mullumbimby Mini Hydro. For more about COREM go to: www.corem.org.au
Zero Emissions Byron (ZEB) aims to transition the Byron Shire region to zero net emissions by 2025. Founded in 2015 with connections to Beyond Zero Emissions, ZEB aims to reduce the impacts of climate change and develop new economic opportunities by inspiring and working with Council and the community in the five sectors of carbon emissions:
· Agriculture & Land Use
ZEB acts as an umbrella group managing the carbon budget for the region, with three main roles:
1. Calculate and monitor emissions and their abatement
2. Develop an emissions mitigation strategy and plans
3. Facilitate emissions abatement in the Byron Shire.
You can find out more about Zero Emissions Byron here: www.zerobyron.org