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Australia Power Grid Systems
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Australia Power Grid Systems

The National Electricity Market, Northwest Interconnected System, and the South West Interconnected System Australia has three separate power grid systems. The largest of these is the electricity grid on the east coast, which supplies and distributes electricity to Queensland (Qld), New South Wales (NSW), the Australia Capital Territory (ACT), Victoria (Vic), South Australia (SQ) and...

Australia’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting
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Australia’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting

Australia’s primary database for tracking greenhouse gas emissions is the Greenhouse Gas Inventory (GGI), managed by the Australian Government Department of Industry, Science, Energy, and Resources (now renamed as Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW)). The data is released on a quarterly basis and provides the most up-to-date information on Australia’s...

Australia has High Passenger Car Ownership and No Mandatory Fuel Standards
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Australia has High Passenger Car Ownership and No Mandatory Fuel Standards

While the 2022 Australian federal election signaled a positive change in the way the country is responding to climate change, the country’s love affair with vehicles seems unlikely to end anytime soon. Australia has high rates of vehicle ownership, with the 2021 Australian census demonstrating that by 31st January 2021 the country had 20.1 million...

Results of Federal Election in Australia Bode Well for Climate Action
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Results of Federal Election in Australia Bode Well for Climate Action

Australia has endured a series of devastating climate events over the past three years. The horrific bushfires of 2019-2020 captured global attention and an outpouring of donations to wildlife rescue and other conservation charities, while the continuous flooding of urban areas in northern New South Wales in early 2022 has led to billions in damages...

Australia: Climate Progress Indicators
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Australia: Climate Progress Indicators

Quarterly data on energy use, agriculture, land use, industrial processes, and more available from the National Greenhouse Gas Inventory   In Post 49, three indicators for assessing Australia’s progress towards its climate emissions goals were identified: Greenhouse gas emissions by Australian Corporations (annual), full carbon accounting model (annual) and electricity generation by fossil fuels (annual)....

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