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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...
24 October 2019
Australia will meet its Paris commitments to cut greenhouse gas emissions if the nation continues its love affair with solar and wind power, an independent study has found but...
24 October 2019
Andrew Blakers, Australian National University and Matthew Stocks, Australian National University   For the past few years, Australia’s greenhouse gas...
23 October 2019
Christian Downie, Australian National University It’s time we started talking about the principal opponents to action on climate change – fossil fuel industries. If...
17 October 2019
Far beneath a national park in one of the coldest parts of Australia is where the government wants to build a hugely ambitious project: a power station capable of generating 10%...
27 September 2019
Right now, Australia is at risk of an international backlash against inaction on climate change but longer term it has all the prerequisites to be an 'energy powerhouse'...
25 September 2019
This article originally appeared in The Guardian. Written by Professor Frank Jotzo, director of the Centre for Climate Economics and Policy at the Australian National...
19 September 2019
The Australian National University has launched a $10 million Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific research initiative that intends to build a body of research and knowledge it...
19 September 2019
A radical shift towards renewable energy has the potential to reshape the Australian economy and create exports worth hundreds of billions of dollars, according to the head of a...
12 September 2019
The claim Few issues are more polarising in Australian politics than energy policy. On one side of the debate, there are those who argue Australia cannot afford to trade...
5 September 2019
Australia is installing renewables at a record rate which will soon see us surpass our Renewable Energy Target. Why this matters: Electricity generation is responsible for...
5 September 2019
A state-of-the art laboratory is to be created in Canberra to test the way all kinds of electrical devices, from air-conditioners to electric cars to pool pumps, could be co-...
4 September 2019
The Clean Energy Regulator has confirmed it has approved enough capacity to meet the Large-scale Renewable Energy Target (LRET). While this is a great achievement for the...
1 August 2019
I despair at just how long our Australian government can continue to deny the undeniable. It seems the new Morrison government has learned nothing, doesn’t want to learn...
29 July 2019
Australia now has enough projects committed to meet the national 2020 renewable energy target. Thriving doesn’t quite cover it. New data released quietly late last week...
12 July 2019
National Party Deputy Leader Bridget McKenzie says there are here 54,000 people employed in the thermal coal mining industry. Is she right? The claim The need for jobs in...
11 July 2019
With electric power grabbing most of the attention, it is easy to forget hydrogen as a promising petrol replacement. But even as Australian EV development continues to steal...

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