How we’re accelerating the clean energy transition through a new global consortium
Oct 21, 2020
Six of the world's leading electricity system operators will work with international researchers—including CSIRO—to dramatically accelerate the transition to clean energy.
Geoengineering the ocean could help slow climate change
Oct 20, 2020
A new project led out of Germany is investigating how novel ocean negative emission technologies (NETs) might work to slow down the rate of climate change.
Issue 271 – October
This edition explores how leading electricity system operators have partnered with researchers to expedite the transition to low emission, low cost, secure and reliable power systems. We also report on the CSIRO research that helped underpin the recent UN Summit on Biodiversity. And with the onset of Spring, a timely story on genomes sequencing of Australian plants including the stunning Queen of Sheba.
A $25bn economic opportunity for food and agribusiness industry
Sep 21, 2020
CSIRO Futures Lead Economist, Dr Katherine Wynn, discusses how investment and innovation in Australian agribusiness could drive billions of dollars in economic growth.
Shifting focus: The impacts of sustainable seafood certification
Sep 29, 2020
How a market-based mechanism designed to recognise and reward sustainable fishing practices captures social benefits; a case study of the Marine Stewardship Council’s Fisheries Standard applied in Western Australia.
Nothing but blue skies? How solar forecasting works
Sep 30, 2020
Cumulus, stratus or cumulonimbus, clouds all have one thing in common: they affect the amount of energy solar panels produce. So, what is solar forecasting, and why is it so important?