7 ways to build resilience
In response to the devastating bushfires and Covid-19, Brendan Condon, Richard Keech and Renew’s Damien Moyse call for seven practical steps to build a new climate-resilient normal for Australia.Read more
Meanwhile, the years tick by
It’s time to speak bluntly about the harsh realities of our changing climate, says Alan Pears. Business regulators are getting the message, but much more is needed.Read more
Don’t mention the emergency?
Climate change or climate emergency? At a Renew Melbourne branch meeting, clinical psychologist and climate activist Jane Morton explained that the language we use is important.Read more
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Load shedding: coming to your area soon?
Why do grid outages occur, how are they managed and how is rooftop solar changing this? Renew's Andrew Reddaway looks at the issue of load shedding.Read more
Warming of 1.5 degrees: What we do now matters more than ever
We’re running out of time, and what we do now matters more than ever, was the message delivered by Professor Lesley Hughes when she spoke recently about the IPCC 1.5 report at Renew’s Illawarra branch.Read more
Greenhouse gas footprint: What we do and don’t know about gas
Do you want to know the greenhouse footprint of Australian gas? Tim Forcey says, “how would we know?”—because no one is keeping track.Read more
Drawdown: A plan to reverse global warming
Paul Hawken's Drawdown project brings together peer-reviewed science on the “top 100 solutions to climate change”, highlighting the benefits and costs of each. ATA member Tom Hunt met with him recently in Melbourne.Read more
Feeding the grid: solar payments
The ATA’s Keiran Price explains how minimum solar feed-in tariffs are set and helps demystify an intriguing new time-of-day feed-in tariff proposed for Victoria from July 2018.Read more
Pears Report: Risky business?
Transforming our energy system may prove far less risky than propping up traditional over-built electricity supply, suggests Alan Pears.Read more
Q&A: Understanding carbon trading
Understanding carbon trading. Q&A with Alan Pears.Read more
Changing the world: Disruptive innovations
With the need for action on climate change getting ever more urgent, Samuel Alexander considers just how far community action can go to help build a more sustainable future.Read more