BZE Radio Technology Show Podcasts 2017-05-07T21:18:04+00:00

BZE RADIO Technology Show PODCASTS

BZE Radio’s Technology Show focuses on the science and technology that can reduce the impacts of climate change – climate solutions. It is produced by Beyond Zero Emissions and broadcast on Fridays: 8:30 – 9:00 am from 3CR Community Radio in Melbourne and aired on other stations around Australia.

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Dr April Reside – Threatened Species Hub and climate change

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr April Reside, a postdoctoral research fellow at the School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland (UQ), who is  working on the National Environmental Science Programme (NESP) Threatened Species Hub, by finding refuges for Australian threatened species. April's prior PhD research focused on climate [...]

05 Dec 2017|Technology Show|

A/Professor James Watson UQ – climate actions are needed now to save species

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Associate Professor James Watson is Principal Research Fellow, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, at University of Queensland (UQ) and Director of Science and Research Initiative at the Wildlife Conservation Society. James was recently elected the global president of the Society for Conservation Biology. He is [...]

01 Dec 2017|Technology Show|

Prof Will Steffen: Accelerating Climate Action

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Professor Will Steffen, of the Fenner School of Environment & Society at ANU, about the human impacts of climate change. Australia’s critical window of opportunity to tackle climate change is closing, with a new landmark report, Critical Decade 2017: Accelerating Climate Action, from the Prof [...]

24 Nov 2017|Technology Show|

Lane Crockett talks renewables investment & energy policy

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Lane Crockett, Head of Renewable Energy Infrastructure at Impact Investment Group and previously Executive GM at Pacific Hydro. Lane manages successful investment products for solar farms, wind farms, and green buildings. He provides insights into the federal [...]

23 Nov 2017|Technology Show|

Tony Pfeiffer, Enova Energy, community-owned retailer

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Tony Pfeiffer, new Managing Director of Enova Energy, Australia's first community-owned renewable energy retailer. Tony talks about Enova's growth and expanding contribution to the country's clean energy target, despite the political issues in the federal government. "In many places around Australia similar local [...]

19 Nov 2017|Technology Show|

ENA’s renewable energy maps – Dr Stuart Johnston part 2

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Stuart Johnston, Executive Director, Assets and Network Transformation at Energy Networks Australia (ENA), for a return interview (part 2) due to popular demand. This time about ENA's network opportunity maps.  The Australian Renewable Energy Mapping Infrastructure (AREMI) web portal is a [...]

11 Nov 2017|Technology Show|

Dr Stuart Johnston: Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Stuart Johnston, Executive Director, Assets and Network Transformation at Energy Networks Australia (ENA), about his recent report on energy networks regulation and markets titled Electricity Network Transformation Roadmap 2017-27: A partnership between Energy Networks Australia and CSIRO.  The peak national body representing [...]

03 Nov 2017|Technology Show|

Dr Genevieve Simpson: network operators ‘pushing back’ on solar capacity

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Dr Genevieve Simpson from the University of WA (UWA), whose recent PhD research, suggests that electricity network operators may be ‘pushing back’ on additional grid-connected solar capacity – even if there aren’t explicit policies or regulations in place [...]

03 Nov 2017|Technology Show|

ClimateWorks State of Electric Vehicles in Australia

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Clare Painter, ClimateWorks Australia's Project Manager and lead author of "The State of Electric Vehicles in Australia" report (June 2017). While EV's currently only make up 0.1% of the Australian vehicle market, the report found that EV uptake, policy and consumer attitudes [...]

29 Oct 2017|Technology Show|

Imogen Jubb – BZE Zero Carbon Communities

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Imogen Jubb, National Manager for BZE's expanding Zero Carbon Communities program. Imogen talks about the new Zero Carbon Communities Guide is for community groups and councils who want to see rapid local progress towards zero emission targets. "Our vision is an ever-growing network of communities [...]

27 Oct 2017|Technology Show|

Lily Dempster – The Neighbourhood Effect

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio speaks to Lily Dempster from The Neighbourhood Effect, a new not-for-profit organisation based in Canberra, whose purpose is to enable Australians to reduce their carbon footprints in a quantifiable way, by beginning a new habit. Lily is a 28 year old climate activist from [...]

14 Oct 2017|Technology Show|

Brent Clark & Ross McIntyre’s Wattblock cutting energy costs for strata by up to 80%

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio speaks to Brent Clark, Director and Co-founder at ​Wattblock which specializes in cutting energy costs for strata by up to 80%. The analytics engine was designed and built by co-founder Ross McIntyre. Wattblock uses data analytics to estimate energy waste in buildings by comparing [...]

14 Oct 2017|Technology Show|

Roger Davies’ Fluid Solar office cuts connection to grid

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to A/Professor Roger Davies, Managing Director of Fluid Solar whose company's Adelaide headquarters, has cut itself from the electricity grid. The 4-storey office building is powered by a combination of thermal and PV solar and wind energy. "The $8 million Fluid Solar headquarters in Adelaide’s [...]

22 Sep 2017|Technology Show|

Dr Joy Murray changing climate deniers

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Dr Joy Murray, Senior Research Fellow in Integrated Sustainability Analysis, School of Physics, Faculty of Science, University of Sydney. Dr Murray is an educator and climate change communicator, whose work at the Integrated Sustainability Analysis group strives to communicate broad issues of [...]

15 Sep 2017|Technology Show|

Johanna Bowyer: Community Owned Renewable Energy

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Johanna Bowyer, PV engineer, researcher and analyst, about her report for the Australian Photovoltaic Institute (APVI) on Regulatory and Retail Arrangements for Community Owned Embedded Networks and Renewable Energy Projects. "Currently in Australia there is a strong movement of communities seeking to [...]

01 Sep 2017|Technology Show|

Professor Angela Moles’ Big Ecology Lab

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Professor Angela Moles leads the Big Ecology Lab at UNSW, researching ecological strategies employed by plant species in different environments, and to better understand the selective processes underlying global patterns in ecology and climate change. "The Big Ecology Lab is Angela Moles' [...]

25 Aug 2017|Technology Show|

Michael Lord launches “Rethinking Cement”

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Michael Lord, Head of Research of BZE's Zero Carbon Industry Project, about the launch of Rethinking Cement: Research Report: A pathway to zero carbon cement. Rethinking Cement outlines how Australia can move to a zero carbon cement industry in 10 years "Rethinking Cement focuses [...]

19 Aug 2017|Technology Show|

2GW offshore wind farm proposed for Gippsland coast

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio's Anthony Daniele and Matt Grantham talk to Andy Evans, Managing Director of Offshore Energy, a Victorian-based company established in 2012 to identify suitable locations off the coast of Australia for the development of offshore wind energy projects. Andy Evans (formerly working with Acciona) has [...]

11 Aug 2017|Technology Show|

Peter Clarke: your rights to solar access

In this podcast, Beyond Zero radio talk to Peter Clarke, a lawyer with a Masters in Environmental Law at Hones Lawyers in Sydney NSW. He talks about your rights to solar access for solar panels or passive solar designed buildings. As a householder, what are your rights within the law? "Solicitor [...]

04 Aug 2017|Technology Show|