BZE Blog 2016-11-28T12:02:07+00:00

Recent posts from Beyond Zero Emissions.

Zero Carbon Communities

Zero Carbon Communities encourages communities that are targeting zero emissions to put the BZE Zero Carbon Australia research into action. Our new Zero Carbon Communities Guide is for community groups and councils who want to see rapid local progress towards zero emission targets. BZE's Zero Carbon Australia series demonstrates that zero [...]

By | 13 Jul 2017|Categories: Current Project|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Communities

Zero Carbon Communities Updates

This page contains the updates on the Zero Carbon Communities program and showcases some of the strategies and accomplishments of communities undertaking this ambitious program. July 2017 July – EcoCity World Summit July 2017 - BZE will be showcasing the achievements of our Zero Carbon Communities at this prestigious global conference. June 7 2017 - United [...]

By | 10 Jul 2017|Categories: Community Project|Comments Off on Zero Carbon Communities Updates

Six New Positions Available

View details of all these positions here Baseline Emissions Data Advisor (voluntary) Employer: Beyond Zero Emissions Location: Melbourne The Volunteer will provide advice and data assistance to community groups starting the Zero Carbon Community process. Volunteer Fundraiser Employer: Beyond Zero Emissions Location: Melbourne The Volunteer Fundraiser will help develop and [...]

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Ecocity World Summit 2017

This BZE Radio episode was broadcast on Monday 10th July 2017 Al Gore and climate leaders from around the world will give life to ideas now gestating in Melbourne. We will ask Professor John Wiseman why it is important. Vanessa Petrie will outline BZE's presentations to the summit about Zero Carbon Communities and Zero Carbon [...]

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Wind-diesel hybrids halving emissions for off-grid power

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Thomas Qvist Vestesen, CEO of Danvest Group from Denmark. The Danish company is bringing their wind-diesel and solar-diesel technology into Australia, for powering off-grid, rural and remote locations. Compared to conventional diesel generators the reduction in fuel consumption, [...]

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Monday 3rd July 2017

This BZE Radio episode was broadcast on Monday 3rd July 2017 GUESTS: Dr Anne Fowler – Veterinary Scientist with the Native Animal Trust Professor David Lindenmayer – Fenner School of Environment and Society ANU Dr Christine Adams Hoskins – University of Qld Koala expert. Professor Jean-Marc Hero – Griffith School of Environment [...]

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Stucco student cooperative: Australia’s first community-controlled solar & battery installation for apartments

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talks to Sarah King & Dr Bjorn Sturmberg from Stucco cooperative, the first multi-unit residence to achieve a unified solar panel and battery network in Australia. In Newtown, Stucco began as a co-op for low-income students of Sydney University. In 2015, the City of Sydney Council awarded [...]

By | 30 Jun 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on Stucco student cooperative: Australia’s first community-controlled solar & battery installation for apartments

GreenPower puts over $1 billion into Australia’s renewable energy industry

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Tim Stock, Manager of Sustainable Energy Programs – Division of Energy, Water, Regulation and Portfolio Strategy, at GreenPower. GreenPower is the only voluntary government accredited program that enables your electricity provider to purchase renewable energy on your household's or business' behalf. "Since 1997, [...]

By | 24 Jun 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on GreenPower puts over $1 billion into Australia’s renewable energy industry

The future beyond coal – the need for empowerment and optimism

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Amanda Cahill, founder and director of the Centre for Social Change, who has a PhD in Human Geography and has worked with communities in Brazil, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Timor-Leste and indigenous Australia. She was also a former Board member of BZE. [...]

By | 23 Jun 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on The future beyond coal – the need for empowerment and optimism

Prof Paul Dastoor: Printed solar cells solving energy crisis

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Prof Paul Dastoor, Director of the Centre for Organic Electronics at the University of Newcastle, about the recent 100sqm installation of printed solar cells, manufactured at his research centre. Printed solar has applications as diverse as the [...]

By | 21 Jun 2017|Categories: Technology Show|Comments Off on Prof Paul Dastoor: Printed solar cells solving energy crisis

BZE ranks alongside the top international think tanks

Beyond Zero Emissions has again been ranked alongside the top international think tanks, by the influential: Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program, The Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA. BZE has now won this astonishing recognition two years in a row. It is wonderful acknowledgement for our climate solutions research [...]

By | 19 Jun 2017|Categories: Award, Past BZE Event|Comments Off on BZE ranks alongside the top international think tanks

Drawdown – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talks to Katharine Wilkinson, D.Phil., Senior Writer at Project Drawdown, working to bring Drawdown to life and to the world and translating research into message. She brings with her an interdisciplinary background that cuts across sustainability, strategy, and thought leadership. Previously, Katharine was Director [...]

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Radiothon

This BZE Radio episode was broadcast on Monday 12th June 2017 If you missed it last year, then you missed BZE producer Viv Langford kicking John Hewson off the phone so that Christine Milne could say hi! Anything can happen at a 3CR BZE Radiothon and sometimes does. But mainly we would just [...]

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Just Transitions

This BZE Radio episode was broadcast on Monday 5th June 2017 Solar, wind and hydro for Latrobe Valley ... with Erin Jones

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Radio Producer Intern (Volunteer)

Beyond Zero Emissions has a position for a volunteer that we want to fill. Please send your application and CV to radioteam@bze.org.au Advertised: June 2017 This volunteer: Joins our team for 1 - 1.5 hours every Friday as a radio show producer of the "Beyond Zero Emissions: Climate  Solutions Radio Show" [...]

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