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About the BZE Technology Radio Show

The BZE Technology Radio Show is: aired on Fridays: 8:30 – 9:00 am, from 3CR Community Radio in Melbourne, streaming live here available via podcasts, and syndicated around Australia on the community radio network. It is run by Beyond Zero Emissions. It provides: information about ‘climate solutions’: the science and technology that can reduce the impacts […]

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Clean Energy Future: Alan Pears AM

Alan Pears AM, is arguably Australia’s best-regarded sustainability and energy efficiency expert. He talks about energy, government policy and what he calls our 'competitive democracy'. "The problems are our leadership, short-sightedness, the misguided fear we will be worse off in a clean energy future, and lack of vision and practical focus." [...]

20 Jan 2017|Technology Show|

US climate and energy policy with Dr Sara Bice

Listen to BZE podcast on the recent US presidential vote for Donald Trump and its implications for climate and energy policy. Dr Sara Bice addressed an Executive Roundtable (before the 20 January inauguration) about what a Trump presidency could mean for climate policy, transparency and women, on questions including: ·         [...]

20 Dec 2016|Technology Show|

Methane emissions from gas developments under reported: Dimitri Lafleur

Dimitri Lafleur talks about a new report by the Melbourne Energy Institute which found that unmeasured methane leakage and fugitive emissions from unconventional gasfields could cause Australia to fail its Paris climate commitments.   Further reading: http://www.climate-energy-college.net/review-current-and-future-methane-emissions-australian-unconventional-oil-and-gas-production A review of current and future methane emissions from Australian unconventional oil and [...]

16 Dec 2016|Technology Show|

Energy-efficient electric heat-pump hot water

Eliminate gas from your Energy Freedom home and choose energy efficient electric heat pumps BZE radio talks to Mark Padwick: Mark Padwick, Sanden Australia Managing Director, explains how the electric heat pump systems works to heat hot water. The Sanden Eco Hot Water Heat Pump is an energy efficient replacement for [...]

29 Nov 2016|Technology Show|

Big coal undermining democracy: Kristen Lyons

Activist Academic Kristen Lyons is Associate Professor Environment and Development Sociology at The University of Queensland. Australia’s coal politics are undermining democratic and Indigenous rights BZE Technology Radio Show: 25 Nov 2016: Podcast Beyond Zero Emissions talks to Kristen Lyons: BZE Interviewers: Kay Wennagel and Michael Staindl and Laura [...]

25 Nov 2016|Technology Show, Uncategorized|

Marc Hudson talks climate activism

BZE Radio: 17 Nov 2016 We continue the discussion with Marc Hudson. This follow-up interview focuses on Mark's many years of experience around the world in: climate activism, community organising and campaign management.

17 Nov 2016|Technology Show|

Podcast: The strategic responses of the Australian coal industry to climate change

A historical perspective of the coal industry in Australia and the chopping and changing of climate policy. BZE radio talks to Marc Hudson: Marc is studying the strategic responses of the Australian coal industry to the challenge of climate change. He is in the final year of a PhD at [...]

11 Nov 2016|Technology Show|

What has a Tupperware party to do with climate change

How can we influence people on climate. BZE radio talks to Imogen Jubb. Imogen has recently joined BZE as National Manager of our Zero Carbon Communities Project. She came to her position with qualifications from the Universities of Canberra, ANU and Sydney and as a communication specialist with the ACF, [...]

04 Nov 2016|Technology Show|

Renewable Energy Target (RET) market impacts

Mark Williamson, ‎Executive General Manager of the Clean Energy Regulator (CER) talks about the market impacts of the Renewable Energy Target RET and development opportunities. Mark's presentation was recorded at the All Energy 2016 Conference in Octoberstandards BZE Technology Radio Show: Oct 2016: Podcast BZE Interviewers: Kay Wennagel and Michael [...]

31 Oct 2016|Technology Show, Uncategorized|

Dylan McConnell: SA blackout has nothing to do with wind turbines

BZE Technology Radio Show: 7 Oct 2016: Podcast: Dylan McConnell of the Melbourne Energy Institute, University of Melbourne, discusses South Australia’s recent state-wide blackout following once in 50-year storms. It is extraordinary! Politicians and some media have been claiming that the state’s wind generators caused the blackout. Beyond Zero Emissions [...]

07 Oct 2016|Technology Show|

Blockchain solar power trading: Jemma Green

Blockchain solar power trading: Jemma Green. Hear about the cutting edge where solar energy meets Blockchain Technology. People who generate renewable energy can decide who they want to sell their surplus energy to, and at what price.

04 Oct 2016|Technology Show|

Mary Hendriks talks Energy Storage

BZE radio talks to: Mary Hendriks spoke about the recent Australian Energy Storage Alliance conference in Sydney. Mary is the Industry Executive of the Australian Energy Storage Alliance, an independent information hub and networking group for the energy storage sector.  Mary also has the role of Conference Advisor for the [...]

24 Sep 2016|Technology Show|

Dr Tabea Lissner

Dr Tabea Lissner leads Climate Analytics’ work in the field of socio-ecological systems and vulnerability. She has published on a range of topics in the field of climate change impacts, including recent publications on impacts at 1.5°C of warming. Dr Lissner recently presented at The University of Melbourne on the assessment [...]

23 Sep 2016|Technology Show|

Prof David Karoly calls for greater emissions reduction

Climate scientist stresses urgency. "Our climate is not safe now, so what does dangerous climate change mean?" BZE radio talks to David Karoly Professor of Atmospheric Science, School of Earth Sciences: Melbourne University. BZE Technology Radio Show: 16 Sep 2016: Podcast Broadcast from Melbourne 3CR Radio Karoly is [...]

Dr Stephen White

Dr Stephen White is CSIRO's Program Leader for the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Low Carbon Living (CRCLCL) He talks about the EnergyFit Homes Project research, which is a collaborative approach to unlocking the value of energy efficient homes for buyers, renters and investors.  The EnergyFit Homes Project proposes a [...]

21 Sep 2016|Technology Show|

Climate change and east coast low-pressure systems: Acacia Pepler: Podcast

BZE radio talks to: Acacia Pepler:  a PhD student at the University of New South Wales Climate Change Research Centre. She's studying extreme rainfall and low-pressure systems on the east coast of Australia (East Coast Lows). Her research is focused on why & how East Coast Lows develop, including the [...]

14 Sep 2016|Technology Show|