Miners in frame for emissions rise

A NEW report by the Bankwest Curtin economics centre claims Western Australia’s mining sector is responsible for 40% of the state’s greenhouse gas emissions, which have bucked the national trend over the past five years to rise by 12%.

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WA needs a green diversification strategy to protect the environment.

Report co-author professor Alan Duncan said the report found some of the biggest challenges currently facing the state include air pollution, land use, water security and waste management.