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Tackling Australian policy's trauma zone
21 June 2016
It’s been a case of one step forward, two steps back, for Australia’s climate policy in recent times. It’s up to the next parliament to get things moving, Paul...
Electric car charging station
5 June 2016
Make no mistake, Australia is in the grips of a long love affair with cars. According to ABS data, we collectively own 13.5 million of them, and we purchase over 1.1 million every...
Professor Andrew Blakers, Solar PV research cluster, Energy change Institute
30 May 2016
Scientists have called on both major political parties not to ‘unintentionally kill’ solar cell research in Australia by cutting off grant funding from the Australian...
25 May 2016
This article by Professor Andrew Blakers was originally published in the Canberra Times. Australia has agreed to limit global temperature rise to "well below" 2...
16 May 2016
This article by Dr Paul Burke was originally published by The Conversation. Direct Action is the centrepiece of Australia’s current greenhouse gas reduction...
ANU Energy Change, Nuclear Fuel Cycle Royal Commission
9 May 2016
The South Australian Royal Commission into the nuclear fuel cycle has kick started a new public discussion about the role of nuclear energy as the world looks for clean sources of...
Aerial photo Canberra, Energy Change Institute
29 April 2016
The ACT government announced today that 100% of its electricity needs will be met by renewable energy by 2020. Professor Ken Baldwin, Director of the ANU Energy Change...
Wind Farm, ANU Energy Change Institute Expert Alert
27 April 2016
The Australia Labor Party has announced a new climate change policy ahead of the federal election. The policy outlines higher emissions cuts, a...
An LNG tanker leaves Gladstone, Queensland. Gas development is one of the drivers behind Australia’s increasing emissions and electricity demand. AAP/Dan Peled
19 April 2016
This article by Honorary Associate Professor Hugh Saddler, was originally published by The Conversation.  Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions are on the rise....
Solar panel, Energy Change Institute
14 April 2016
The Australian National University (ANU) has won $4.7 million in new funding for renewable energy research, and more than any other university, in the latest round of industry-...
12 April 2016
With more than 50 million people still without electricity and a renewable energy target that is more ambitious than Australia's, Indonesia offers a wealth of opportunity for...
Matthew Hole, Fusion research cluster, ANU Energy Change Institute
7 March 2016
Scientists developing fusion energy experiments have solved a puzzle of why their million-degree heating beams sometimes fail, and instead destabilise the fusion experiments...
Andre Cuevas, ANU Energy Change Institute
28 January 2016
Scientists have developed a new silicon solar cell that promises cheaper manufacturing processes and better power output. The collaboration, between scientists at The...
Professor Chennupati Jagadish, Energy Change Institute Nanostructure Photovoltaics Research Cluster
27 January 2016
Distinguished Professor Chennupati Jagadish has been awarded Australia's highest honour for his service to physics and engineering, leading a string...
Renewable Energy Fund, Energy Change Institute
21 December 2015
The ACT Government's new $10.8 million funding for a Renewable Energy Innovation Fund will provide great opportunities for ANU to further partner with...
18 December 2015
This article by Dr Andrew Thomson was originally published by The Conversation.  When we are not driving, cycling, or walking on it, a road is just a waste of space,...
Hassan Hijazi, Smart Grid, Energy Change Institute
15 December 2015
Dr Hassan Hijazi from the Research School of Computer Science and the Smart Grid research cluster of the ECI has been recently awarded the 2015 "Rising Star" award from...
Energy Update 2015
14 December 2015
Professor Brian Schmidt:   “Energy, and understanding how to provide the world’s people with abundant and inexpensive energy, is the key factor that is going...
Coal mines are increasingly incompatible with the world’s carbon budget. Energy Change Institute
14 December 2015
Luke Kemp outlines how although the Paris climate agreement doesn't specifically address cutting down on coal, the tide is turning against coal mining anyway.  This...
Solar panels - Energy Change Institute
25 November 2015
This article by Professor Andrew Blakers was originally published in The Conversation.  The Australian Greens this weekend announced a target of 90% renewable...

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