Issue 285 – Summer reads
Technological innovation will drive change in Australia’s energy system
Our analysis from 2017 estimated it would cost Australia a trillion dollars to convert to renewables. Our current estimate is $500 billion. A large part of this is because of recent technological innovation.
What’s brewing? Precision food proteins from fermentation
Precision fermentation has emerged as one of the frontrunners for additional sources of protein that could underpin the growth of a sustainable bioeconomy in Australia. We explain current trends and future research priorities.
Driving down Australia’s energy sector emissions
Electricity generation is the biggest contributor to our national greenhouse gas emissions, and it's undergoing a rapid transition.
The eyes don’t have it: Machine vision to improve cotton breeding
It might surprise you that the precise scientific field of cotton breeding also involves a high degree of visual estimation. Can artificial intelligence and machine learning take its place?
Putting farmers at the centre of research to transform agriculture
New global research shows that when farmers and researchers co-create knowledge through On-Farm Experimentation there can be lasting and meaningful impact to farm profitability and sustainability.
How listening to the community is helping to safeguard the environment
We're helping to support informed decision making when it comes to safeguarding environmental values in the Beetaloo and Cooper geological basins.