No excuses for Australia’s climate inaction

With the IPCC Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5°C spelling out the dire consequences of climate change, there is no excuse for Australia’s failure to adopt readily-available zero-carbon solutions, said Beyond Zero Emissions CEO Vanessa Petrie. The special report...

BZE and ISCA working to encourage low carbon cements

Australia could lead the world on zero carbon cement with the Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia’s Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating scheme. This follows the release of the BZE Rethinking Cement report that shows how Australia could develop the...


Beyond Zero Emissions (BZE) is an internationally recognised climate change think tank, providing independent and ambitious climate change solutions for Australia.

Our flagship research shows how all sectors of the Australian economy can decarbonise, repower and benefit from the transition to zero emissions. These Zero Carbon Australia plans cover renewable energy and electricity; energy efficient buildings; sustainable transport; agriculture, farming and land use; and industry.

Through volunteer-powered research we show that a thriving, zero emissions society is achievable and affordable now, and that Australia can become a renewable energy superpower.