Why bother with emissions-intensive, expensive and dangerous nucelar energy when there is already a better alternative to fossil fuels: the efficient use of renewable energy, argues Mark Diesendorf.
UNSW has launched CERPA - the Centre for Energy Research and Policy Analysis - a groundbreaking initiative to meet the challenge of fuelling the world's future.
UNSW researchers have turned ash waste from coal-fired power stations into an environmental solution which could slash emissions in the carbon-hungry construction sector by at least 20 per cent.
China's ever-growing greenhouse gas emissions and the problems they present for the rest of the world will be tackled by an expert panel at UNSW this Thursday.
UNSW saved more than 2.4 percent of Sydney's total energy reductions during last Saturday's Earth Hour.