Department of Industry

Australia’s Emissions Dropped 5% in 2020 Amid Pandemic Restrictions

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions fell 5.3% during the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, according to government data. Emissions for the year to March 2021 are estimated to be 494.2 Mt carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2-e). This is 5.3% (27.8 Mt CO2-e) less than the previous year and is the lowest emission level recorded in the […]

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