Heathcote, Andrew
June 2004
BRW;6/24/2004, Vol. 26 Issue 24, p42
Trade Publication
Focuses on the new energy policy of the Australian government. Investment in renewable energy technology; Ratification of the Kyoto Protocol on international environmental matters; Promotion of the main sources of renewable power.


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