- Professor Michael Brear
Director, Melbourne Energy Institute, University of Melbourne
Tech can do a lot, but won’t get us to net zero on its own
The Australian government’s emphasis on technology to lower emissions will still need taxes and subsidies to get to net zero says University of Melbourne expert
Creating clean transport fuels from waste
By extracting biofuel from agricultural and urban waste, University of Melbourne researchers aim to create a low-cost, zero emission transport fuel
The next big scientific thing
As National Science Week celebrates scientific discovery in Australia, University of Melbourne experts look at what the next big thing in science could be.
The opportunities and risks of decarbonising our transport
Australia is slow in cutting vehicle emissions; a University of Melbourne expert says treating fuel and electricity as a single pool of energy is a good start.
Hydrogen: Has its time come?
The promise of a Hydrogen Economy has waxed and waned, but the falling cost of renewable energy could be a game changer, says a University of Melbourne expert.
If all else fails, do the conventional thing
Government intervention in our National Electricity Market is now common; a University of Melbourne expert warns that without a national approach, we're at risk