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

    …● By Prof. John Mathews, Macquarie Graduate School of Management ● Last week, the Australian Senate considered the government’s package of “carbon tax” abolition bills – bills abolishing the carbon tax, the Climate Change Authority (CCA) and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC). The Senate’s first move was to hold hearings on the abolition…

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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

    … countries of the world [to agree].” He called on Australia to invest heavily in public transport, which would cost a lot initially but save money over time as fossil fuels become dearer and cause expensive environmental damage. David Karoly, Professor of Climate Science and ARC Federation Fellow at the University of Melbourne, warned that failure…

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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 …

    …● By Mike Sandiford, University of Melbourne, Australia ● If you are like me, and concerned about the possibility that rising CO₂ levels in the atmosphere are jeopardising climate stability, the latest BP Statistical Review of World Energy makes for sobering reading. BP’s Statistical Review provides a comprehensive update on energy resource…

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

    … will have in the run-up to 2015. Until then, we intend to charge about 300 Australian companies a fixed price per carbon emission, increasing from the current level of $23 per tonne to $25.40 per tonne in 2014, estimated to yield around $8 billion in 2014. In 2015, the main change is that companies no longer face a fixed price, but can choose…

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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…

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