Australia tops the GHG league table

July 2004
Ecos;Jul/Aug2004, Issue 120, p6
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The article presents information on greenhouse gas emissions in Australia. According to a research conducted by the Australian Institute, Australians actually have the highest greenhouse gas emissions per person of all industrialised nations, 27% higher in fact than those of the U.S. citizens, and more than double the average for industrialised countries. The report suggests that a 7.5% decline in Australia's per capita emissions between 1990 and 2001 due to land clearing reductions actually masked the robust increase in emissions from other sources, especially energy. And, Australians car use is considered amongst the most emissions-intensive anywhere.


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