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A critique of present Australian energy policy

Sandeman, R J

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Australia's reliance on cheap coal for electricity generation, with no allowance for emissions in its pricing, puts this nation with the United States at the head of carbon dioxide emitters per head of population. On a global scale, however, its overall emissions are less than two percent of the world's total. This latter fact has been the driver for the Federal Government's policy on emissions reduction together with the belief that a carbon price will seriously endanger the economy. These...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25891
Source: International Journal of Environmental Studies
DOI: 10.1080/00207230601073715

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