The paper "Final Project on CCE" is a great example of a Macro & Microeconomics assignment. Recently the Australian government has introduced the Carbon Tax enactment of 2012. The purpose of this enactment to extenuate greenhouse emissions and tackle environmental problems as a result of this greenhouse gas emission. Lately, the current federal government has introduced the policy of the Direct Action Plan to supersede the Carbon Tax of 2012. This essay will choose the sector of horticulture and explore the climatic impacts of the sector. The Direct Action Plan and the Carbon Tax policy of 2012 policies will be compared and contrasted on the sector of the non-renewable sector. The predicted climate change impacts on the non-renewable energy sector The major non-renewable sources of energy in Australia include gas, oil, coal, and uranium.
These non-renewable sources of energy have largely contributed to the growth of the Australian Economy (Dwyer, L. et al. 2013). Consider an example of the coal resource in the country. The coal industry is employing approximately 200,000 people both the nationals and the immigrants. In the fiscal year ending 2014, the coal industry generated approximately $60 billion to the Australian economy.
Furthermore, globally coal contributes to an estimated value of 41% of world electricity so as to run industries. However, these non-renewable sources of energy have impacted negatively the environment thus affecting the horticulture sector. First, the carbon released on activities involving the combustion of oil and coal is causing global warming. The greenhouse effect has sharply increased which means the emission of carbon dioxide is rapidly on the rise to the atmosphere that may cause drought thus affecting the horticulture sector. Both the range and the amount of rain have significantly dropped globally since the high temperatures in the atmosphere are reducing humidity.
The burning of these fossil fuels is significantly altering the climate. The greenhouse effect is slowly ruining the ecology of our environment.
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