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VIDEO: Panel discussion for Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways

This is the final panel discussion of the Environment Institute and the Centre for Energy Technology joint forum for ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’ on the 29th of April 2019. The forum brought together scientific experts who presented their perspectives of different options to meet our emissions targets by 2050 and […]

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Decarbonizing the Transport Sector in Australia with Professor Bassam Dally

Recently, Professor Bassam Dally, Deputy Director of the Centre for Energy Technology spoke at the public forum ‘Meeting Australia’s Climate Change Targets: Price, Opportunity and Pathways’ hosted by the Environment Institute and Centre for Energy Technology, University of Adelaide. Professor Bassam Dally has expertise in substantial energy, fuels and combustion. Bassam’s contributions have been recognized with many […]

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Coming event: Can Australia become a low-carbon energy superpower?

A free public lecture at the University of Adelaide will hear from one of Australia’s best-known commentators on the economics of energy and climate change, Professor Ross Garnaut AO. On Tuesday 23 June, Professor Garnaut will present the 2015 Luxton Memorial Lecture at the University, entitled: Australia: Energy Superpower of the Low-Carbon World. He will […]

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From Neandertal history to Taiwan’s pet bird market: Selected publications from the 2nd Quarter 2014

1. Neandertal roots: Cranial and chronological evidence from Sima de los Huesos. Science The Sima de los Huesos (pit of bones) is a cave in northern Spain from which 6500 human fossils from at least 28 individuals have been recovered to date. Analysis of skulls from the earliest humans with Neandertal-like features reassigned the age of the fossils […]

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Environmental Linkage Grants

Congratulations to Environment Institute members Professor Alan Cooper and Professor Gus Nathan in securing funding in the following linkage projects: Alan Cooper Identifying the diversity and evolution of loci associated with adaptation to aridity/heat and salinity in ancient cereal crops Project Summary This project will use ancient grains of wheat, barley and rye to find […]

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Researchers: want to work at the Centre for Energy Technology?

Seeking: Researchers! The Centre for Energy Technology (CET) has secured long-term funding for a range of research projects to investigate clean energy technologies, particularly in the area of solar thermal and hybrid solar-combustion energy. As a result, CET are seeking expressions of interest for a range of positions from postgraduate scholarships, post doctorate and Research […]

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New Paper on future energy options in Japan after the Fukushima nuclear crisis

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Sanghyun Hong (also IMER), Corey Bradshaw (also SARDI) and Barry Brook has recently been published in the journal Energy Policy. The paper ‘Evaluating options for the future energy mix of Japan after the Fukushima nuclear crisis’ reviews and quantifies a range of tangible negative environmental, economic and social […]

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World Environment Day 2012

Today (June 5th) is World Environment Day and the theme for 2012 is ‘Green Economy: Does it include you?’ World Environment Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly to mark the opening of the 1972 Stockholm Conference. This year marks the 40th anniversary for World Environment Day, since the creation of the United […]

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Today’s opportunity in energy efficiency – Podcast now available

Download a podcast of a presentation by the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of BigBelly Solar, Jim Poss. The talk was hosted by the Environment Institute and The Institute for Mineral and Energy Resources as part of The University of Adelaide’s Research Week on Friday 28th October. ABSTRACT We can’t afford to depend on cold […]

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Congratulations to Prof. Gus Nathan

The Environment Institute would like to extend our Congratulations to the Centre for Energy Technology Director, Professor Graham (Gus) Nathan, who has been awarded a Discovery Outstanding Researcher Awards (DORA). Gus was one of only 26 people in the nation to receive this award, 2 other recipients, Dr Adrienne Paton and Associate Professor Samer Akkach […]

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