Brief: Decarbonising Australia’s electricity sector alone won’t offset the country’s rising emissions, according to new insights released by Energetics.

Based on business-as-usual, or BAU, forecasts, the report found areas such as the transport sector would continue to contribute to the country’s emissions despite organic decarbonising expected in the electricity sector.

BAU would “again defer the transformation to a low emissions economy and miss out on opportunities that stem from that transition” according to Dr Gordon Weiss, the report’s author.

Read more on The Green List, or see the full report by Energetics.

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