Sustainable Development Committee (SDC)
Commonwealth of Australia


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Topic: Personal transportation as a significant contributor to climate change: Strive for more affordable and efficient alternatives.

Climate change is an undeniable process. Global warming is a serious threat to not only our generation, but many, many others to come. Therefore, Australia is deeply concerned and interested in changing the rate of global warming. Our country has taken specific measures to bring its emissions rate down. Australia’s target is to lower the emissions per capita by 50-52% and emissions intensity of the economy by 64-65% until 2030, basing on the data from the year 2005. This target exceeds the targets of the United States, Japan, the EU, Korea and Canada. Australia’s 2030 t...