Renewable Energy In Australia

by Letters 4 the Damned

CANBERRA, Australia — Australia is a high-income country with approximately 12.8 percent of its population living below the national poverty line and 575,000 or approximately 17.3 percent of children living below this same poverty line. There is also a larger percentage of poverty among social security recipients, 36.5 percent due to a stagnant level of benefits since 1994. Despite the countries past two decades of continuous growth, poverty is still a concern.

One of the countries most recent concerns is energy poverty and its relation to the proposed abolishment of Australia’s RET goal otherwise known as a Renewable Energy Target. Australia’s renewable energy target is to generate 20 percent of all the countries electricity through renewable energy by 2020.

Full Article @: Renewable Energy In Australia Borgen Magazine