Australia

Der Staat Australien (englisch Australia) liegt auf der Südhalbkugel nordwestlich von Neuseeland und südlich von Indonesien, Osttimor, West-Neuguinea und Papua-Neuguinea und umfasst neben der kontinentalen Landmasse die vorgelagerte Insel Tasmanien und einige kleinere Inseln.Darüber hinaus gehören noch die pazifische Norfolkinsel, die Kokosinseln, die Weihnachtsinsel und die Ashmore- und Cartierinseln im Indischen Ozean sowie die subantarktischen Inseln Macquarieinsel und Heard und McDonaldinseln als Außengebiete zu Australien. Auch das Australische Antarktis-Territorium wird vom australischen Staat als Außengebiet betrachtet. Der Anspruch auf dieses Gebiet wird seit dem Jahr 1933 erhoben.
Artikel zum Thema Australia
  • A modern economy needs a Clean Energy Finance Corporation

    …, the corporation has already demonstrated an impressive track record in financing investment in new, green and cleantech projects throughout Australia. It is attracting significant investment into the sector – capital that would not be appearing without it. There is a looming debate over the efficacy of the CEFC, with room for rational argument from both…

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  • Pumped hydro energy storage – making better use of wind

    …-related grid constraints AEMO identified. In our research we have found that, for Australia, the best technology may be pumping seawater up to coastal cliff tops. Pumped hydro is by far the most significant form of large-scale energy storage used globally. It makes up 99% of all large-scale energy storage. Unlike conventional river or stream-fed…

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  • Int'l Press Review: China seeks Australia's help building emissions trading scheme

    …(The Sidney Morning Harald) - ... A deal announced in Canberra on Thursday will see the Australian National University take leadership of a program that will analyse pollution data provided by China and allow Chinese university researchers to examine Australia's experience of the carbon tax and transition to an emissions trading scheme…

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  • Carbon capture can't rely on fine-tuning old technologies

    …• By Bradley Ladewig, Monash University, Australia • Carbon capture, for those who don’t know already, is the term given to various different technologies that can “capture” the carbon dioxide in streams of gases that would normally be emitted to the atmosphere. These streams come from any process or device that burns a fuel, from a petrol-powered…

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  • Time for gradual emissions cuts is over: climate experts

    …• By Sunanda Creagh, The Conversation • Time has run out for governments to reduce carbon emissions gradually and only drastic reform can keep catastrophic global warming at bay, a panel of climate change experts said on Friday. Speaking ahead of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference COP (Conference of Parties) 18, which opens…

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  • A tale of two energy visions: China and Australia

    …● By John Mathews, Macquarie Graduate School of Management ● Over the past few weeks China and Australia have both released white papers on energy. The two documents could not be more different. Australia’s white paper is largely about our continued obsession with becoming an alternative “Saudi Arabia” of gas. It has a view we should take over…

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  • Int'l Press Review: Kazakhstan Will Launch Emissions Trading System In 2013

    …(Clean Technica) - Following in the footsteps of the European Union, China, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, California, Thailand, and Vietnam; the former Soviet republic will institute a greenhouse gas emissions trading system on businesses emitting more than 20,000 tons of CO2 annually, starting January 1, 2013.…

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  • If you think King Coal is dead, think again …

    … production and consumption by country, region and the world. In the latest update released mid June, BP estimates that global energy consumption grew by 2.5% in 2011. That is pretty much in keeping with the long-term trend, so nothing exceptional in that. However, the figures on coal production are truly mind-boggling. BP estimates that in 2011 global…

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  • Do we really want to hand control of our carbon price to Europe?

    …● By Prof. Paul Frijters, University of Queensland, Australia ● Linking Australia to the European Union carbon emissions trading scheme by 2015 will undoubtedly affect the revenue gained from carbon trading. The question is, how much? One should expect up to 50% less revenue than originally thought in 2015 (some $3 billion a year) – but there…

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  • Power of the wind - how renewables are lowering South Australien electricity bills

    … South Australian electricity bills by an average of $160 per household. And while it is not specifically acknowledged in the determination, this may be the first time the “merit order effect” of renewable energy sources can conclusively be seen flowing through to consumers in Australia. The Merit Order Effect There is nothing special about…

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  • Grünenthal – 50 Jahre, 1 Denk-Mal, 1 Satz: Genug EIN-Satz?

    … Der frühere Contergan-Hersteller Grünenthal hat am Freitag ein Denkmal für die Opfer des Contergan-Skandals eingeweiht. Und sich erstmals bei den Opfern des Arzneimittelskandals entschuldigt. Bei der Einweihungsfeier des wohl ersten Denkmals für die weltweit 10 000 Opfer sagte Grünenthal-Geschäftsführer Harald Stock Berichten zufolge am Freitag…

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  • Grünenthal – 50 Jahre, 1 Denk-Mal, 1 Satz: Genug EIN-Satz?

    … Der frühere Contergan-Hersteller Grünenthal hat am Freitag ein Denkmal für die Opfer des Contergan-Skandals eingeweiht. Und sich erstmals bei den Opfern des Arzneimittelskandals entschuldigt. Bei der Einweihungsfeier des wohl ersten Denkmals für die weltweit 10 000 Opfer sagte Grünenthal-Geschäftsführer Harald Stock Berichten zufolge am Freitag…

    Jus@Publicumin Medienrecht- 21 Leser -
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