Issue 297 – Carbon
H2 GO: Are Australians on board with hydrogen energy?
With the hydrogen industry still in the early stages of development, community acceptance will be crucial to whether it succeeds. A new CSIRO report examines public attitudes around not just how hydrogen is used, but also its production, storage and transport.
Three pathways to a smarter energy system
A new generation of digital solutions are needed to coordinate Australia's energy transition to a system that is decarbonised, decentralised and democratised.
Helping a start-up to transform fabric into furniture
An Australian start-up has enlisted the expertise of CSIRO to test and improve their recipe for turning the fabric from faded old uniforms into pieces of furniture.
New satellite switches views of Earth’s water to high definition
The new Surface Water and Ocean Topography (SWOT) satellite will orbit across Australia as part of a game-changing mission to revolutionise how scientists observe Earth’s water.
Taking stock of Australia’s carbon sequestration potential
A recent CSIRO report commissioned by the Climate Change Authority has provided a comprehensive assessment of Australia’s carbon sequestration potential.
Invasive fireweed detected in New Zealand
Fireweed is a daisy species that is a Weed of National Significance in Australia. We used high-throughput sequencing to construct a family tree that showed it is also present in New Zealand.