Al Gore calls for 350ppm in Poznan meaning too much carbon in the atmosphere already

As governments come to grips with the very difficult work that has to be performed in order to reach even a goal of 450 parts per million, the task can seem very daunting. But for those of us who do understand that the goal should be tougher still, let us remember that the early steps [...]

By | 15 Dec 2008|News Articles|Comments Off on Al Gore calls for 350ppm in Poznan meaning too much carbon in the atmosphere already

Ian Dunlop calls for an emergency, nation building response to climate change

This month’s quest speaker is Ian Dunlop. Business is perceived as being resistant to policies to seriously reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and nowhere more so than in the fossil fuel & emissions intensive industries. Ian Dunlop is one of Australia's most prominent and respected business leaders. He has been a senior oil, gas and coal [...]

By | 30 Nov 2008|Technology Show|Comments Off on Ian Dunlop calls for an emergency, nation building response to climate change

Retrofitting existing houses for energy efficiency

This month’s quest speakers are Lyn and Maurice Beinat. The discussion group will examine how to improve the low energy efficiency standards of Australia’s existing housing stock. Currently, energy-intensive heating and cooling of homes cause high levels of greenhouse gas emissions. Who better to discuss these issues than people who are already out there doing [...]

By | 04 Nov 2008|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Retrofitting existing houses for energy efficiency

Hugh Outhred’s vision for the extensive deployment of wind energy in Australia

This month’s quest speaker is Associate Professor Hugh Outhred. Associate Professor Hugh Outhred of the School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications at UNSW has been involved in electricity restructuring, energy planning and renewable energy in Australia since the 1970's. He will speak about the possibilities for the extensive deployment of wind energy in Australia, as [...]

By | 05 Oct 2008|Discussion Group|Comments Off on Hugh Outhred’s vision for the extensive deployment of wind energy in Australia

IPCC scientist Prof. David Karoly talks to Beyond Zero about latest climate science and updated development of climate policies for Victorian Government

Victorian Government (Australian State) independent climate adviser and Lead IPCC scientist Professor David Karoly sheds light on the latest science at Beyond Zero. Beyond Zero Emissions Radio Transcript: Scott Bilby:     My name is Scott and with me in the studio is Matthew Wright.  Good morning, Matthew. Matthew Wright:     Good morning, Scott. Scott Bilby:     This morning [...]

By | 02 Oct 2008|Radio Fix|Comments Off on IPCC scientist Prof. David Karoly talks to Beyond Zero about latest climate science and updated development of climate policies for Victorian Government

Beyond Zero talks to Matthew Nott from Clean Energy for Eternity

Beyond Zero speaks with Matthew Nott from Clean Energy for Eternity, a grass-roots organisation with chapters across regional Australia, that is engaging and inspiring local councils and communities with its global warming mitigation projects including an initiative to build a community partnered solar farm, running renewable energy forums, creating human signs and much more. Beyond [...]

By | 15 Sep 2008|Radio Fix|Comments Off on Beyond Zero talks to Matthew Nott from Clean Energy for Eternity

Dr. Mark Wanlass discusses the award-winning inverted metamorphic multi-junction (IMM) photovoltaic cell

This morning on Beyond Zero we’re interviewing Dr Mark Wanlass, researcher at the National Center for Photovoltaics, a division of the U.S. National Renewable Energy Laboratory ( aka NREL). Dr Wanlass is the principal scientist in a new type of multi-junction cell that improves performance, and reduces weight and cost. It won a 2008 "R&D [...]

By | 26 Aug 2008|BZE Radio, Technology Show|Comments Off on Dr. Mark Wanlass discusses the award-winning inverted metamorphic multi-junction (IMM) photovoltaic cell

Beyond Zero talks to Gerry Grove White of Geodyamnics

Geodynamics is tesing Enhanced Geothermal System in their case Hot Dry Rocks.  Beyond Zero talks to Gerry Grove White the CEO of GeodynamicsTranscript:Scott Bilby: Good morning. Welcome to Beyond Zero. This is a weekly program covering issues relating to climate change, including the latest news, science solutions and community actions. This show is produced by [...]

By | 19 Aug 2008|BZE Radio|Comments Off on Beyond Zero talks to Gerry Grove White of Geodyamnics

Adriana Downie talks about Best Energies pyrolysis gasifier and making bio char (Terra Preta)

This morning on Beyond Zero we are interviewing Adriana Downey, Technical Manger at Best Energies. Her company is involved in pyrolysis, synthesis gas and biomass waste management. These provide benefits such as reduced waste, cleaner energy, improved soil quality and carbon sequestration; potentially music to our ears here at Beyond Zero. Transcript: Scott Bilby: This [...]

By | 03 Jun 2008|BZE Radio, Technology Show|Comments Off on Adriana Downie talks about Best Energies pyrolysis gasifier and making bio char (Terra Preta)

Interview with Arnold Goldman of Bright Source – A world leading solar developer discusses his solar thermal technology

We speak to Arnold Goldman, Chairman and founder of BrightSource Energy which designs and builds large scale solar plants. He was the chairman and founder of Luz International which designed and constructed, financed and operated the world's nine largest Solar plants in the Mojave Desert. Transcript: Scott Bilby: This morning on Beyond Zero we're interviewing [...]

By | 22 May 2008|BZE Radio, Concentrated solar thermal, Technology Show|Comments Off on Interview with Arnold Goldman of Bright Source – A world leading solar developer discusses his solar thermal technology