Carbon emissions up 41pc on 1990 levels: CSIRO

By Staff Writer Carbon dioxide emissions from human activities rose 2 per cent in 2008 despite the economic effects of the global financial crisis, according to a paper published in Nature Geoscience. Total missions in 2008 reached an all-time high of 1.3 tonnes of carbon per capita per year, the paper found. The paper – by […]

Queensland a world leader in carbon capture and storage

By Staff Writer The Queensland Government’s ZeroGen carbon capture and storage project has received international recognition at a meeting of the Carbon Sequestration Leadership Forum (CSLF) in London. The CSLF representing 22 countries has officially added ZeroGen to its portfolio of carbon capture and storage (CCS) research projects. Minister for Natural Resources, Mines and Energy […]

ALGA backs Garnaut on waste dumps

The Federal Government should follow Professor Garnaut’s recommendations to exclude waste dumps from the early stages of a carbon trading scheme, according to the President of the Australian Local Government Association (ALGA), Cr Paul Bell. Cr Bell has written to the Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong, outlining why inclusion of the […]


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