The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will begin development of a Bioenergy Roadmap at the request of federal energy minister Angus Taylor.
The two-day Bioenergy STRONG showcase begins today at the State Library of Queensland, promoting “Queensland’s bio credentials and push for more bio projects” during the state’s inaugural Bio Innovation Week.
The National Waste Recycling Industry Council has said last week’s export ban targets were commendable, but not practical without strengthening markets and infrastructure around waste processing. Last week the meeting of state and federal environment ministers set targets to ban glass exports by July next year, mixed plastics by July 2021, and whole and…
An update on the progress and future of the bionic eye – a prototype of which has provided “a sense of vision” to some blind patients – will be given next week.
A brown coal-to-hydrogen pilot at Loy Yang Power Station, Victoria was launched last week.
By Trevor Thornton, Lecturer, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University A meeting on Friday between state and federal environment ministers to discuss Australia’s recycling and waste crisis has been disappointingly inconclusive. Some targets were set for banning the export of various used materials: glass exports will be banned by July 2020 and mixed…
Food and beverage company Lion introduced a bar made of re-purposed plastic waste at the Melbourne Cup Carnival this week, the result of a partnership with collection initiative REDcycle and Victorian manufacturer Replas.
A new battery technology that could significantly reduce the price of electric cars and home battery systems has taken a major step towards commercialisation.
By Pat Ranald, Research fellow, University of Sydney Australian prime minister Scott Morrison and other leaders involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) announced late yesterday that 15 of the 16 countries have finalised the text, and are prepared to sign the trade deal in early 2020. India is the only one not to…
A University of Rochester team has developed a laser-etching technique and taken inspiration from fire ants and diving bell spiders to engineer water-repellent, buoyant metal structures.