Australia’s lowering carbon emissions with new tech

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The Hydrogen Energy Supply Chain (HESC) Project plant in Hastings, Victoria, Australia. Currently ,the plant ships to Japan. Hydrogen energy production was identified by the Australian government as one of the new technologies to reduce carbon emissions.

Carbon emissions come with drastic consequences. Climate change, which has aggravated and increased incidences of natural catastrophes such as droughts, bushfires, and tsunamis, among others, is largely a result of unchecked global warming, brought about by the overproduction of greenhouse gases, specifically carbon dioxide (CO2).

Australia’s expenditures

Energy consumption is by far the largest source of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, responsible for producing 73% of greenhouse gases worldwide. Within the energy sector, the generation of heat and electricity is responsible for most emissions.

After major oil-producing countries, Australia is one of the world’s largest carbon emitters on a…

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