13% of Australia’s electricity comes from renewable sources. Vibewire explains what these sources are.
This month we explore the economic considerations, technological issues and regulatory problems surrounding renewable energy.
$165 billion. It’s the amount that China spent on all forms of support for farmers last year. $165 billion. It’s what Pakistan’s gross domestic product (GDP) reached in 2011. It’s also the amount of money that Americans waste on food each year. They’ve got their cake, but they’re not eating it.
The veil of secrecy surrounding the Coalition’s costing figures was lifted ever so slightly earlier this week as shadow treasurer Joe Hockey released details of where cuts will be made.
The two nations have been embroiled in a diplomatic row over the practice of whaling for years. From 26 June to 16 July, the matter made its way onto the international legal stage, highlighting the power play between Australia and Japan in their environmental relations.
With the introduction of a new amendment which denies local communities of their rights to debate new mining project proposals, comes controversy and protest. The Lock the Gate Alliance takes action against the SEPP Amendment.