上奥地利州

上奥地利州

2013-05-22

Name The State of Upper Austria Population 1.4 million GDP 46.3 billion (2009) OVERVIEW GHG emissions (year): 23.2 million tons CO2e (2010). For further infooneconomic and political context, see below. The Austrian state of Upper Austria is the fourth-largest in the country by land area, and the third-largest by population. Upper Austria borders on the other Austrian states of Lower Austria, Styria, and Salzburg, as well as Germany and the Czech Republic. Its most important economic sector is its industrial enterprises, including a large steel production outfit. Accordingly, industry accounts for over half (56%) of the states greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Other contributing sectors include transportation (18.5%), agriculture and forestry (8.7%), buildings (7.9%) and power (7.3%). The states power sector derives nearly two thirds (56.6 %) of its electricity from hydroelectric sources, with gas and coal the other main power sources (24.9 % and 10.5% respectively). Although non-hydro re...

威尔士议会政府

Name The Welsh Assembly Government Population 3 million (2010) GDP 43 billion (2010) OVERVIEW GHG emissions (year): 42.6 million tons CO2e. For more info on political and economic context, see below. Wales is a constituent country of the United Kingdom and its identity derives from a distinctive culture and landscape. Heavy industry and farming are prominent parts of the economy, but over the past decade the service sector has grown rapidly too. With the Climate Change Act 2008 the UK became the first national government to make a legal commitment to cut carbon emissions. Wales is operating alongside this framework with its own ambitious policies and targets. The Welsh Government was founded in 1999 with sustainability among its core statutory principles. As a small and industrialized nation, Wales can play an important role in demonstrating leadership on climate change. It has integrated the issue into all policy areas through its Sustainable Development Scheme , and has published a c...

南澳洲

南澳洲

2013-05-22

Name The State of South Australia Population 1.7 million GDP A$90 Billion Country Australia OVERVIEW GHG emissions (year): 29.5 Mt. For more info on the economic and political context, see below. South Australia was established in the 19th century as a planned community, with an emphasis on civil liberties and religious tolerance; today its economy centers on the agricultural, manufacturing and mining industries, with growing financial and insurance sectors. Much of the region is arid and vulnerable to changes in temperature and rainfall that could be brought on by climate change.Over three quarters of South Australias absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are derived from the power sector. The state generates its electricity through three main sources gas, coal and wind which have 44%, 30% and 20% shares of the power sector mix respectively. South Australias wind capacity is one of the highest in the world for a sub-national administration. The State Government has taken a leading r...

巴西圣保罗省

巴西圣保罗省

2013-05-22

Name The State of Sao Paulo Population 41.262.199 (IBGE, 2010) GDP US$51 trillion Country Brazil OVERVIEW GHG emissions (year): 88.844 GgCO2 in 2005. For further infooneconomic and political context,see below. So Paulo is the industrial and economic p...

德国北威州政府

Name The State of North Rhine-Westphalia Population 18 million (2010) GDP 543 billion (2010) OVERVIEW GHG emissions (year): 317 million tons CO2e. For more info on economic and political context, see below. North Rhine Westphalia (NRW) is the most imp...