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Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions up for four years in a row

Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions in 2018 rose for a fourth year in a row, an increase at odds with the country’s Paris climate pledge, according to a government submission to the…

  • Peter Hannam
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

The National Inventory Report to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change showed emissions last year were 537 million tonnes of carbon dioxide-equivalent (which include…

That tally, which includes changes to land-use and forestry, was up 0.4 per cent from 2017’s 534.7 million tonnes of CO2-e.

The Morrison government is due to release its full figures for 2018 emissions by the…

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