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Forget the RET and the CET, now we’ve got the NEG. Confused? There’s a lot to digest in the Turnbull government’s new energy policy, so it’s not surprising a lot of people are suffering from metaphorical reflux. Is the National Energy Target a genuine attempt at improvement, or a political stunt? It depends who you ask, of course. So we’ve distilled the commentary and provided our own take on the plan, to help you out.
Several Australia21 interests have converged, in our support of the recent Oceania Ecosystem Services Forum. The forum brought together the science of empathy and compassion, the social and environmental implications of climate […]
Australian regional economies and the environment will be the winners from innovative new technology that converts nutrient pollution from industry and municipal water treatment into valuable algae biomass. That’s the finding of the latest Australia21 report, ‘Opportunities for an expanded algal industry in Australia’.
Inaction won’t save the world from the threat of mass extinction, from an asteroid or our own mistakes. So Australian universities must find intelligent alternatives.
Dismiss the ‘bleeding heart’ greenies if you must; dismiss the overwhelming science if you dare; but dismiss these US military insiders at your peril.
Australia21 Director and ANU Professor Emeritus Bob Douglas: Australia should take the lead on research and teaching to avoid the collapse of civilisation and the demise of our species. […]