It's an old myth that renewable energy is unreliable in supplying base-load demand, or that it is unaffordable. All we need are effective policies to drive the transition, writes Mark Diesendorf.
When it comes to population there's disagreement about whether big really is better. In the latest issue of Uniken, some of our leading academics enter the debate on a "sustainable Australia".
Strategies for grass roots action on climate change will be outlined at a public symposium at UNSW. Hosted by the ABC's Robyn Williams, speakers include Senator Christine Milne and Mark Diesendorf.
UNSW climate scientists and energy experts have given a largely critical response to the Federal Government's emissions trading White Paper.
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.