How can Australia get cracking on emissions? The know-how we need is in our universities

Despite our lumbering start, we are in a fortunate position. We do not need to start from scratch to green our economy and participate wholly in the decarbonisation revolution. While Australia debates “where to from here” as world leaders come together for COP26 in Glasgow, university researchers have long been heads down developing the very research, talent and technology we’ll need for this transformation.

Turkish machine builder makes $2.5 million strategic investment in Titomic

Turkey-based metal forming machine specialist Repkon Makina ve Kalip has become a strategic investor in Titomic, acquiring a $2.5 million stake in the Australian large-scale additive manufacturing business. Repkon would be issued 9,615,384 ordinary fully shares at 26 cents a share, according to a statement to the ASX by Titomic on Tuesday. The two companies…

H2X, Thales to make green ammonia in Borneo

Hydrogen fuel cell vehicle manufacturer H2X Global has joined with French group Thales New Energy to deliver GW-scale green ammonia and hydrogen for export from Sarawak, Malaysia The partners and the Sarawak Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) will build GigaWatt-scale green hydrogen and ammonia generation facilities at the Samalaju Industrial Park and Port. The facility will…

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…