Scott Morrison is hiding behind future technologies, when we should just deploy what already exists

By Simon Holmes à Court, The University of Melbourne At the United Nations climate summit in Glasgow last week, more than 40 countries pledged to phase out coal-fired power. Some were big coal-using countries such as Poland, Canada and Vietnam – however Australia was not among them. Australia was similarly absent for a methane reduction…

CSIRO study pumps brakes on EV led critical mineral demand

By Joseph Brookes The expected surge in sustained demand for critical metals for the electric vehicle revolution may be shorter lived than many are predicting, but repurposing the batteries could transform Australia’s energy grid and economy, according to the national science agency. CSIRO this week released a report modelling various electric vehicle (EV) uptake scenarios with…