ECI in the media

A car refuels at a petrol bowser.
31 March 2020
Dr Emma Aisbett of the Energy Change Institute and ANU Grand Challenge Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific was interviewed by ABC Radio Australia for their story about how...
29 March 2020
Honorary Associate Professor Hugh Saddler and Professor Frank Jotzo were both quoted by the Sydney Morning Herald on 29 March for their views on a fall in carbon emissions....
Tackling Australian policy's trauma zone
25 March 2020
Dr Thang Nam Do's essay in the East Asia Forum outlines some of the sources of air pollution in Vietnam, and suggests five steps that can improve air quality. Read the full...
A Stop Adani protest in Melbourne in 2018, photographed by John Englart/Flickr.
25 March 2020
By Dr Rebecca Colvin Australia has the technology to move from fossil fuels to renewable energy, but the social dynamics remain challenging. The Stop Adani protest convoy...
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 March 2020
The Guardian quoted the Energy Change Institute's Honorary Associate Professor Hugh Saddler who found the combined-cycle gas plants in the national grid – those expected...
5 March 2020
Dr Fiona Beck of the ANU Grand Challenge Zero Carbon Energy for the Asia Pacific team, joined a 50-minute discussion on ABC Radio’s Nightlife national show.  ...
Two wind turbines against a blue sky.
4 March 2020
Professor Andrew Blakers spoke to ABC News about delays involving a renewable energy project in northern Queensland. Read the full article here.
25 February 2020
Coal is on the way out. The head of the world's largest coal export port says it needs to prepare for the day it will no longer be viable to send coal from Newcastle to the...
Wind Farm
24 February 2020
Ken Baldwin, director of The Australian National University’s Energy Change Institute..... told The New Daily “there is an open question as to how” we...
Professor Frank Jotzo
24 February 2020
ABC News Professor Frank Jotzo interviewed on ABC News. Watch here  
Associate Professor Matthew Hole
24 February 2020
Recent reports from scientists pursuing a new kind of nuclear fusion technology are encouraging, but we are still some distance away from the “holy grail of clean energy...
11 February 2020
Bushfires, storms and floods regularly leave thousands of Australian homes and businesses without power. Sydney’s wettest weekend in three decades left more than 130,000...
10 February 2020
The second Japan–Australia Economic Ministerial Dialogue was held on 10 January in Melbourne. Before the meeting, Japan’s Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry...
Roof top solar panels
3 February 2020
Australia's horror bushfire season isn't over yet, but we know that the losses this summer will remain with us for decades. As we rebuild, we must redesign all aspects...
Ken Baldwin, Director of the ECI
1 February 2020
Extract: Reducing fossil fuel dependency in the Australian farming sector  Much of that change is already underway, according to Professor Ken Baldwin, the director of...
16 January 2020
In the 1980s, a global race was underway: to find a more efficient way of converting energy from the sun into electricity. Some 30 years ago, our research team at the...
Dr Bjorn Stumberg
15 January 2020
We could ignore the graphs showing a persistent rise in CO2 levels. We could aircondition our way through record-smashing heat waves. We could turn our backs on inland areas...
Map of Australia showing amount of land needed to power Australia with 100% renewables
13 December 2019
In coming decades as we transition to renewable energy in response to a climate change, Australia's excellent wind and solar resources will increasingly provide landowners...
NSW Environment Minister Matt Kean in front of a bushfire back drop.
11 December 2019
As Sydneysiders coughed and spluttered through “hazardous” levels of smoke on Wednesday, politics showed signs of catching up with reality. After initially refusing...
10 December 2019
Here at the 25th UN climate conference in Madrid, Australia’s plan to use leftover Kyoto credits is seen as an attempt to conceal that the government is not trying to meet...

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