TITLE

WHY WIND IS INTEGRAL TO A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE

PUB. DATE
August 2015
SOURCE
EcoGeneration;Aug2015, Issue 89, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article talks about the role of wind energy, its impact in preventing climate change and the investment by nations in clean energy supplies and reducing carbon intensive technologies including the actions taken by Australia towards renewable energy investments and becoming a low carbon economy.
ACCESSION #
110381820

 

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