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Australia's Climate Change Impact


  • 🎉 Pledge net zero by 2050 (announced at COP26)
  • 🌞 Uses solar power (5%)
  • 🍃 Uses wind power (8%)
  • 🌊 Uses hydro power (6%)
  • 🌅 Other renewables power (~1%)


  • 🚗 No pledges to ban ICE vehicles
  • 😠 Electricity from renewable sources too low (21%)
  • 🤬 Electricity from fossil fuels too high (78.56%)
  • 🤮 55% of electricity still from coal
  • 🛢 Electricity from oil (2%)
  • ⛽ Electricity from natural gas (20%)

Percentages rounded from 2019 data.

📈 Australia is rank 10 out of 195 countries for Climate Change.

How would you rate Australia's Environmental Impact?

Is the Australia part of the IEA (International Energy Agency)?

Yes, Australia is part country member of the IEA, working together in partnership on tackling the emerging energy challenges.

What is Australia's renewable vs fossil fuel energy mix?

Australia uses 21% energy from renewable sources compared to 78.56% energy from fossil fuel sources.

Australia's Climate Change Action

A list of some of Australia's common climate change questions.

Have Australia's government pledged to ban diesel and petrol cars?

Currently there are no plans by Australia's government to ban ICE cars, such as diesel and petrol..

Have Australia's government pledged to be a net zero country?

Yes, Australia have pledged to be a net zero country by 2050.

Does Australia's electricity mix still contain coal?

Yes, Australia's electricity does still contain coal as part of the countries energy mix.

Does Australia's generate nuclear electricity?

No, Australia's does generate nuclear electricity.

Australia's Climate Change Resources

National Climate Change Entity

Are you looking for your countries department for action against climate change? If so, the website below is Australia's dedicated environment and global warming resource. We encourage everyone to put pressure on local and national government's to put climate change high on their priority and to push forward with climate positive laws.

Sustainability and Climate Change Branch, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australia's Comparison Against Countries

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