Australia and California announced a new Memorandum of Understanding to accelerate our shared efforts to deliver climate action and support clean energy transition.

August 16th, 2023

California and Australia are working together to fight climate change, focusing on clean energy, clean tech, nature-based solutions, trade, and more – the latest of several international partnerships California has joined to advance climate action.

California and Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), forging a new climate partnership between two of the largest economies in the world.

The MOU outlines five years of cooperation between California and Australia on clean energy, clean transportation, clean technologies, nature-based solutions, climate adaptation, green finance and investment and circular economy.

Led by Governor Gavin Newsom and The Honorable Dr. Kevin Rudd, Australia’s Ambassador to the United States, the California and Australia delegations signed the historic MOU at the Stanford Mansion in Sacramento.