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


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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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, [...]

11 Feb 2017|Technology Show|

Podcast: Clean Energy Future: Alan Pears

Alan Pears AM, is arguably Australia’s best-regarded sustainability and energy efficiency expert. In this podcast, Alan talks about renewable 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 [...]

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. BZE Technology Radio Show: 12 Dec 2016: Podcast Dr Sara Bice addressed an Executive Roundtable (before the 20 January inauguration) about what a Trump presidency could mean [...]

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. In this podcast, Dimitri Lafleur speaks about methane leakage rates in US unconventional gas fields which are 10-25 [...]

16 Dec 2016|Technology Show|

Prof James Meadowcroft

BZE speaks to Prof James Meadowcroft about how governments are adjusting their practices and policies to cope with climate change, the environment and sustainable development.  James Meadowcroft holds a Canada Research Chair in Governance for Sustainable Development. He is a Professor in both the Department of Political Science and the School of [...]

07 Dec 2016|Technology Show|

Green energy with Energy Tailors

BZE speaks to Dom Mendonca and Dominic Eales from Melbourne start-up Energy Tailors, an independent service that alerts you with the cheapest and greenest energy options. In this podcast, Energy Tailors introduces: Which energy plans are green – and how green they are Information about which retailers are performing better [...]

02 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|

Podcast: 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, Michael Staindl, Laura Perri and [...]

25 Nov 2016|Technology Show|

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|

Podcast: What has a Tupperware party to do with climate change

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, Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and ABC. She [...]

04 Nov 2016|Community Project, Technology Show|

Podcast: Renewable Energy Target 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 October BZE Technology Radio Show: Oct 2016: Podcast BZE Interviewers: Kay Wennagel and [...]

31 Oct 2016|Technology Show|

EV revolution with Bede Doherty

Bede Doherty is the Business Development & e-Mobility Manager Alphabet Australia – BMW Australia Finance Ltd. In this podcast, he talks to BZE radio about the different types of Electric Vehicles (EVs) available and how they market is evolving to provide customers fleet optimisation services, car-sharing and inter-modal transport connectivity. Bede [...]

31 Oct 2016|Technology Show, Vehicles Plan|

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|