Nuclear power could be as cheap as coal if the cost of carbon capture and storage is considered, according to Professor Peter Johnston, head of physics at RMIT and panel member of the 2006 federal government review into the nuclear industry.
The federal government's long awaited plan on emissions trading was recently announced, with an increase on spending by $627million
The launch of Pacific Blue NZâ€™s Carbon Offset scheme for customers is yet another step in the nationâ€™s drive towards carbon neutrality, according to government Ministers David Benson-Pope and David Parker.
Web hosting company, ilisys has claimed that it is the first web hosting company of its kind to achieve carbon neutrality in Australia
A fractured state proposal to introduce a carbon trading scheme had support from environmental groups, but has failed to find backing from the federal government
The Kyoto Protocol came into force on 16 February 2005. It demands a 5.2% cut in greenhouse gas emissions from the industrialised world by 2012.