Jun 28, 2012 - 9:38am
Australia is far from acting alone on climate change.
All major emitters are implementing policies to reduce emissions, drive clean energy investment and improve energy efficiency. This is driven by a range of factors including the need to reduce local and global air pollution, avoid environmental degradation, improve energy security and build new industries and employment opportunities.
These policies have seen a global boom in clean energy and other low pollution investment in recent years. In 2011, nearly half of global investment in power generation was directed towards clean energy. For full details, download the Research Brief below.