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What is Australia’s contribution to global emissions?


Research from Climate Analytics published in 2019 found that, when accounting for the coal and gas that Australia exports, Australia is responsible for about 5% of global greenhouse gas emissions. This carbon footprint is equivalent to the total emissions of Russia, which is ranked the fifth biggest CO2 emitter globally.

Australia’s disproportionate contribution to global emissions means we have both a responsibility and opportunity to make a big difference by keeping our coal and gas in the ground.

So what are you waiting for?

Together, we can move Australia beyond coal!