Environmental News

Australia failing to dent emissions

Admin Keep Queensland Beautiful - Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Australia rates among the world's highest per capita carbon dioxide emitters in new figures released by British researchers.

In 2011, Australia recorded 17.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per person, on par with the US, a team of specialist climate change researchers at the University of East Anglia has reported.

"The United States, Canada and Australia are really the three [countries] that have much bigger emissions per person than any other."

Read more: http://www.brisbanetimes.com.au/world/australia-failing-to-dent-emissions-20121203-2apm9.html