Global temperature rise, warming oceans, Shrinking ice sheets, decreasing snow cover, rising sea levels, extreme natural events and ocean acidification are the scientific evidence to support the statement that “climate change is real.” Human activities resulting from greenhouse gases play a major role in determining the earth’s energy balance and climate.
Australia needs to cut emissions by at least 50% by 2030 to meet Paris goals, experts say. We know that climate change is happening. But are we doing our bit to mitigate it? Do you know how much carbon emissions you emit? Speak to our experts and get your carbon emissions calculated. Invest in renewables and divest from fossil fuels. Saving the environment and spreading awareness about renewable energy is our responsibility. Also, making smart investments is necessary to reap savings benefits. Get your savings analysis today from Arise Solar. Join the green community by installing solar and save money too.
IEA: Clean Energy needs more attention and investment.
According to a new analysis of IEA (International Energy Agency) Governments worldwide are deploying an unprecedented amount of fiscal support aimed at stabilising and rebuilding their economies, but only about 2% of this spending has been allocated to clean energy measures.
Since the Covid-19 crisis erupted, many governments may have talked about the importance of building back better for a cleaner future, but many of them are yet to put their money where their mouth is. Despite increased climate ambitions, the amount of economic recovery funds being spent on clean energy is just a small sliver of the total,” said Fatih Birol, the IEA Executive Director.
Australia’s measures and policies to climate change
Let’s look at Australia’s sustainable policies and measures initiated to reduce carbon emissions. IEA’s sustainable recovery tracker highlights some of its policies.
- CEFC investment in 300MW big battery in Victoria
- Energy and Emissions Reduction Agreement with Tasmania
- Carbon Capture, Use and Storage Development Fund
- Offshore electricity infrastructure regulatory framework
- Energy and emissions reduction agreement with New South Wales
- State Energy and Emissions Reduction Deal
In respect to the report, published by CSIRO on 11 Dec 2020, Solar and wind energy will continue to be the cheapest and most efficient sources of renewable energy in Australia. Choose high efficiency panels at affordable and unbeatable prices with Arise Solar. Book a call with our experts today and get the ball rolling.