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Australia one of world’s big carbon emission contributors

Posted on 28 October 2011

Australia has been found to be a major contributor to the global environment’s rapid deterioration. In a 134-page report entitled “CO2 Emissions From Fuel Combustion,” the International Energy Agency (IEA) said Australia’s coal-related emissions rose to 220.9 million metric tons in 2009 from 73.2 million metric tons in 1970. From 1990 to 2009, the country’s burning coal emissions jumped 61 per cent.
Australia supplies coal to more than 20 countries. In 2009-10, according to data from the Australian Coal Association, Australia’s biggest markets were Japan, China, South Korea, India, Taiwan and Europe………………………………………..Full Article: Source


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