Clean energy is great for the environment and so is being self-sufficient
As things started progressing with the COVID-19 nationwide lockdown, we were all hungry for some good news. Despite the general sentiment that people were feeling “lost and confused”, many of us were delighted with stories of how nature has benefitted from COVID-19 with a reduction in air pollution with people travelling less.
While this is obviously great news, there is one factor we can’t ignore.
In 2014, the major contributors to global CO2 emissions was electricity and heat production at almost 50%with Australia’s share of emissions coming in at almost 60%. Now consider that was back in 2014 and pre-COVID-19.