Saturday, January 26, 2013

Emissions down 8.6% after carbon price

Great news. Since having a price on carbon, Australia's electricity emissions are down 8.6%.

Partly from people going solar at home and being energy efficient. Part is due to less electricity coming from coal - and more coming from renewable energy.

Australia's emissions down by 8.6% in the first 6 months of a price on carbon

One particular paper did its usual trick of reporting a positive story, with a negative headline. Meanwhile, the AYCC contrasted this result with predictions made by the opposition leader.

Tony Abbot's comments contrasted with facts

But whatever the reaction, this is good news for Australia and for the future.

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