Publications by Beyond Zero Emissions

Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) research reveals how Australia can be a leader in developing zero-carbon prosperity.

Here you will find easy free access to key BZE publications including the entire Zero Carbon Australia series plus links to hard copies of most publications from our on-line shop.


The Zero Carbon Australia Project

The Zero Carbon Australia (ZCA) project is comprised of reports, plans, issues and discussion papers plus blueprints describing in detail, and often with costings, a path for Australia to zero carbon prosperity in every sector – zero carbon energy, zero carbon land use, Australia as a zero carbon energy superpower, zero carbon industry (coming in 2017), zero carbon buildings and zero carbon transport.


The Zero Carbon Australia Renewable Energy Superpower Plan

The ZCA Renewable Energy Superpower Plan set of publications deals with Australia’s energy trade and is comprised of the Renewable Energy Superpower report (2015), Fossil Economy report (2014),  the Carbon Crisis: Systemic Risk of Carbon Emission Liabilities report (2015), and the Health and Social Harms of Mining in Local Communities: Spotlight on the Hunter Region report ( 2012).

Zero Carbon Australia Renewable Energy Superpower (2015)

Renewable Energy Superpower Plan

The full report

A Fact Sheet about the report

  • Free download of Fact Sheet. (2 pages: 1Mb pdf file)

Media

Fossil Economy (2014)

Fossil Economy Report

The full report

Appendix to the report

Carbon Crisis: Systemic Risk of Carbon Emission Liabilities (2015)

Carbon Crisis Report: Systemic Risk of Carbon Emission Liabilities

Free download of the full Carbon Crisis Report (pdf, 1.9MB)
No hard copy available

Health and Social Harms of Mining in Local Communities: Spotlight on the Hunter Region (2012)

Health and Social Harms of Coal Mining in Local Communities

The full report free download is here
Download the report brief here
No hard copies available


 

The Zero Carbon Australia Buildings Plan

The ZCA Buildings Plan publications set is comprised of the Buildings Plan (2013) and The Energy Freedom Home book (2015).

Energy Freedom Home (2015)

Energy Freedom Home

Buy a hard copy from the BZE On-line Shop , also available for kindle at retailers.
You can get a free download of all our publications – except for this book.

The Zero Carbon Australia Buildings Plan (2013)

Buildings Plan

The full plan


The Zero Carbon Australia Land Use Plan

The ZCA Land Use Plan is comprised of the Land Use: Agriculture and Forestry discussion paper  (2014).

Zero Carbon Australia Land Use: Agriculture and Forestry ( 2014)

Land Use Plan

The full plan


The Zero Carbon Australia Transport Plan

The ZCA Transport Plan is comprised of the Electric Vehicles report (2016), the High Speed Rail report (2014) , Zero-Carbon Freight (tbc) and more (tbc).

Zero Carbon Australia Electric Vehicles (2016)

Electric Vehicles Report

The full report

Zero Carbon Australia High Speed Rail (2014)

High Speed Rail Plan

The full plan

 


The Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan

The ZCA Stationary Energy Plan set is comprised of the Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan (2010), the Carbon Capture and Storage discussion paper (2014) and the Repowering Port Augusta blueprint (2012).

Zero Carbon Australia Stationary Energy Plan (2010)

Stationary Energy Plan

The full plan

Repowering Port Augusta (2012)

Repowering Port Augusta

The full plan

Carbon Capture and Storage (2014)

Carbon Capture & Storage

The full report

  • Free download of CCS Report (pdf, 1.9MB)
  • No hard copy available


Australia can and should be a leader in developing zero carbon prosperity, a concept argued  in Laggard to Leader: How Australia Can Lead the World to Zero Carbon Prosperity (2012).

Laggard to Leader: How Australia Can Lead the World to Zero Carbon Prosperity (2012)

Laggard to Leader Report

The full plan:

Other BZE Publications