The writing is on the wall for coal-fired power in Australia, writes Mark Diesendorf.
The Institute of Environmental Studies director talks to Fran Strachan about growing up in Argentina, her work with the UN and her love of maté and red wine.
Australia’s economy needs to move beyond zero emissions and into the ‘negative emissions’ if we are to avoid the worst ravages of a changing climate, writes Stephen Bygrave.
The world is on an unsustainable pathway that threatens the environment, future prosperity and security, a capacity audience attending the 2014 Fenner Conference on the Environment has been told.
Leading international and Australian experts on economics, the environment and business will gather next week at UNSW to discuss sustainable development in the 2014 Fenner Conference on the Environment.
Australia already has technically feasible scenarios to run the electricity industry on 100% renewable energy, without significantly affecting supply, writes Mark Diesendorf.
Companies that use biodiversity offsetting need to develop better ways to deliver biodiversity gains that are genuine, additional, permanent and fair to local communities, writes Malika Virah-Sawmy.
UNSW will host a public symposium on renewable energy on Tuesday 15 April, to be addressed by leading scientists and industry experts on solar, wind and other technologies.
The federal government is implementing an ideological program to terminate climate action and stop the growth of renewable energy in particular, writes Mark Diesendorf.
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.