Australia’s Emissions are Increasing

Posted on: Sun 28 Jan 2018

Just before Christmas 2017, the government finally released its greenhouse gas emissions data and projections, perhaps hoping that this pre-Christmas release would not get much attention. The figures show that Australia’s carbon emissions are actually steadily increasing, and have been since the repeal of the carbon tax.

Barometer‘s Barry Mitchell speaks to Dr Martin Rice of the Climate Council.


Producer: Barry Mitchell

Image: Chart from Australia’s Emissions Projections 2017 Australian Government, Department of the Environment and Energy.


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