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Climate Reality Leader & social change advocate Linh Do

In this podcast, BZE speaks to Linh Do, a social change advocate who has been working on environmental issues for the past six years. Linh is currently the community coordinator at Australian Conservation Foundation and in 2013 was named a World Economic Forum Global Shaper and Australian Geographic Young Conservationist of the Year. BZE Technology [...]

By | 2017-03-27T23:57:14+00:00 27 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Climate Reality Leader & social change advocate Linh Do

Record ocean temperature rise: Zeke Hausfather

In this podcast, BZE speaks to Zeke Hausfather, a climate scientist and energy systems analyst at Berkeley Earth, an independent temperature analysis project. BZE Technology Radio Show: 17 March 2017: Podcast BZE Interviewers: Kay Wennagel, Michael Staindl, Natalie Bucknell Interview recorded on: 17 March 2017 From Radio 3CR in Melbourne, Australia Further reading: [...]

By | 2017-03-27T23:48:00+00:00 27 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Record ocean temperature rise: Zeke Hausfather

Predicting rainfall and drought: Dr Fiona Johnson

In this podcast, BZE speaks to Dr Fiona Johnson, Senior Lecturer at UNSW’s School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, about how climate change impacts on water response systems. She is developing computer models and simulations for flood and drought variability, and helping engineers design the infrastructure to keep us safe. BZE Technology Radio Show: 17 [...]

By | 2017-03-27T23:37:06+00:00 17 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Predicting rainfall and drought: Dr Fiona Johnson

Podcast: Is there a valid reason for even ‘clean coal’ to remain as part of the energy mix?

'Clean coal' debunked BZE radio talks to Lynette Molyneaux: Dr Lynette Molyneaux is currently researching the resilience of electricity systems at the University of Queensland (UQ). Her research interests include carbon abatement with particular emphasis on incentives for investment in abatement technologies. In this podcast, Lynette talks about why so-called ‘clean coal’ power isn't the [...]

By | 2017-03-27T14:55:31+00:00 17 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Podcast: Is there a valid reason for even ‘clean coal’ to remain as part of the energy mix?

UNSW record efficiency for non-toxic, buildings application, thin-film solar cells

BZE speaks to Dr Xiaojing Hao, Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow at the School of Photovoltaic and Renewable Energy Engineering, UNSW. Dr Hao and her team have broken efficiency records for CZTS thin-film solar cells which are non-toxic and could be used on buildings roofs, facades and windows. BZE Interviewers: Kay Wennagel, Michael Staindl, Natalie Bucknell [...]

By | 2017-03-27T23:15:25+00:00 16 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on UNSW record efficiency for non-toxic, buildings application, thin-film solar cells

EON: Demergers and other lessons on a Brown to Green Transition

Beyond Zero's Anthony Daniele speaks to Matt Grantham about the corporate finance ideas that are bringing about the brown to green transition in the energy utility market. Matt has researched a case study of the demerger of German utility E.ON. Matt Grantham analyses parenting advantage, capital allocation and the corporate finance ideas that are accelerating the [...]

By | 2017-03-10T07:57:02+00:00 03 Mar 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on EON: Demergers and other lessons on a Brown to Green Transition

Pumped hydro storage for 100% renewable grid: Prof Andrew Blakers

In this podcast, Prof Andrew Blakers talks about how pumped hydro energy storage can support a 100% renewable energy grid of wind and PV. BZE Technology Radio Show: 17 Feb 2017: Podcast Beyond Zero Emissions talks to Prof Andrew Blakers: Foundation Director of the Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems at the Australian National [...]

By | 2017-03-23T13:32:03+00:00 23 Feb 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Pumped hydro storage for 100% renewable grid: Prof Andrew Blakers

Communities taking renewable power into their own hands: Nicky Ison

BZE speaks to Nicky Ison, Director and founder of the Community Power Agency. Nicky is Senior Research Consultant at the Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the University of Technology, Sydney.  Through ISF, Nicky was the lead author of the ARENA funded National Community Energy Strategy and lead organiser of the upcoming Community Energy Congress. [...]

By | 2017-03-27T23:49:13+00:00 20 Feb 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Communities taking renewable power into their own hands: Nicky Ison

Computational Design for sustainability: Dr. M. Hank Haeusler

BZE speaks to Dr. M. Hank Haeusler, Discipline Director of Computational Design at Australian School of Architecture + Design at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney. The Computational Design degree is the first of its kind in Australia. Hank is also a senior lecturer with experience throughout Europe, Asia, North America and Australia. [...]

By | 2017-02-11T00:49:09+00:00 11 Feb 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Computational Design for sustainability: Dr. M. Hank Haeusler

Community-owned renewable energy retailer Enova Energy: Alison Crook AO

By | 2017-02-19T08:03:09+00:00 03 Feb 2017|Technology Show|Comments Off on Community-owned renewable energy retailer Enova Energy: Alison Crook AO