Issue Date: Aug 15, 2007
south Australia now has a law to tackle climate change. The Climate Change and Greenhouse Emissions Reduction Act
2007, legislates targets to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, as well as for production and consumption of renewable energy. According to the act,
South Australia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions to an amount which is equal to or less than 40 per cent of 1990 levels, by December 31, 2050.
It will also produce and increase consumption of at least 20 per cent of renewable electricity by December 31, 2014.