• A battery powered opportunity

    Mahdokht Shaibani     |      July 28, 2020

    The shocking economic consequences of COVID-19 and the ever-growing US-China trade war, both considered as “serious” threats to Australia, could bring welcome changes to our battery industry, if we seize the opportunity.

  • Fighting climate change could tackle Australia’s job crisis

    Victoria Tichá     |      July 19, 2020

    Business leaders can mitigate the adverse impacts of climate change by generating thousands of jobs in renewable energy and building more sustainable communities.

  • 5 ways oil and gas firms are embracing sustainability

    Derek Lotts     |      July 8, 2020

    The world needs more long-term strategies that focus on sustainability rather than profit. With such an approach, even today’s oil and gas giants can stand the test of time, manage to reduce their carbon footprint, and enable growth.

  • Renewable energy exports in Australia’s post-fossil-fuel future

    Hal Crichton-Standish     |      June 29, 2020

    The Northern Territory has an opportunity, via the new Sun Cable and Pilbara projects, to lead Australia on its transition from fossil fuel exports to renewable energy exports.

  • Australia pushes solar to new heights with perovskite breakthrough

    Robert Lawler     |      May 31, 2020

    Australian scientists may have put Australia ahead of the rest of the world in the race to develop cheaper solar panels.

  • Turning down the gas?

    Peter Farley     |      May 25, 2020

    The evidence strongly suggests a significant decline in natural gas usage in Australia despite reports of increased government funding for gas. 

  • Grasping the green power opportunity

    Elizabeth Thurbon     |      May 17, 2020

    Australia has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to use the COVID-19 stimulus to fundamentally change the nation’s economic, environmental and social future.

  • National security should reframe the coal debate

    Tom Smethurst     |      April 14, 2020

    Environmental arguments against coal haven’t worked, so it’s time to mobilise a new argument against Australia’s harmful addiction to fossil fuels – the national security interest.

  • Home energy tips for autumn

    Derek Lotts     |      February 28, 2020

    Summer is drawing to a close, and attention will soon shift to retaining heat in our homes, rather than keeping it out. A few simple measures can help reduce waste, cutting bills and reducing the environmental toll of power generation.

  • Home solar panels help you and the environment

    Robert Lawler     |      January 22, 2020

    The sustainable energy movement has hit its stride in the past 10 years, and while installing solar panels on your home won’t solve global energy problems, it will be one small step along the way.

  • Nuclear cost and water consumption – The elephants in the control room

    Peter Farley     |      December 20, 2019

    Expert engineer Peter Farley offers a detailed breakdown of the costs and water consumption required by any move to build nuclear power stations in this country.

  • Renewable energy and Australian security

    Xavier Wilks     |      December 16, 2019

    The relationship between energy policy and national security has been overlooked in discussions of Australian renewable energy policy.