Australia on track to cut emissions by 40% by 2030, as Climate Change Authority urges greater action

Published 05:29 on December 1, 2022  /  Last updated at 05:57 on December 10, 2022  /  Asia Pacific, Australia  /  No Comments

Australia will have to increase its emissions reduction rate to about 17 MtCO2e per year – a 40% increase from current rates – if it intends to reach its 2030 and 2050 climate goals, the country’s climate change minister said in a speech to parliament on Thursday.

Australia will have to increase its emissions reduction rate to about 17 MtCO2e per year – a 40% increase compared to historical rates – if it intends to reach its 2030 and 2050 climate goals, the country’s climate change minister said in a speech to parliament on Thursday.

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