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Australia Could Be Carbon Neutral By 2020 ... Theoretically

04/25/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

You have to give it to the advocacy organization Beyond Zero Emissions. They are not being set back by the failure of the Australian government to pass even a 5 percent reduction in CO2 emissions by 2020. A new report they commissioned in conjunction with two universities, Melbourne University and Australian National University, claims the country, which is blessed with both abundant solar and wind resources, could go entirely carbon-neutral in just 10 years.

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