There is growing consensus of the need to reduce our carbon dioxide emissions, both in South Australia and the rest of the world. However there are many perspectives as to which technology options to pursue toward this goal, given our present heavy reliance on fossil fuels and substantial investment in capital intensive plant to utilise them.
The talk will assess some of the challenges and opportunities emerging to this end, both locally and internationally, as we seek to manage the transition to a more sustainable future.
About the Speaker
Professor Gus Nathan was appointed founding Director of The University of Adelaide’s Centre for Energy Technology in 2009. In this capacity he has led the centre in identifying exciting technological developments to reduce the delivered cost of clean energy. He has also led the centre in engaging with partners spanning industry, international research partners and government agencies to harness the support to develop these new technologies.