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Articles by Michael Barnard

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How much has Australia spent on CCS, and what has been achieved?

How much has Australia spent on CCS, and what has been achieved?

Australia continues to put lipstick on the pig of CCS, a tiny pittance of research dollars intended to provide air cover for the emissions of the coal industry.

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Fact check: Is Australian coal really cleaner than Indian coal? And does it even matter?

Fact check: Is Australian coal really cleaner than Indian coal? And does it even matter?

If India uses coal from Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in Australia, how much less CO2 will be emitted? And is this even relevant in a market that is shifting so rapidly to renewables?

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Soil carbon capture: Great loamy hope or bandaid?

Soil carbon capture: Great loamy hope or bandaid?

What exactly is biological carbon capture and sequestration, and is it any sort of a viable climate fix? Reasonable questions, so here are some answers…

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Tesla's pay-as-you-go supercharging: Good or bad for Tesla?

Tesla’s pay-as-you-go supercharging: Good or bad for Tesla?

Now that the election is in the past, it’s worth returning to Tesla’s announcement to see what strategic values or challenges this would bring.

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10 reasons why Donald Trump might accidentally help climate action

10 reasons why Donald Trump might accidentally help climate action

Donald Trump might actually reduce US emissions, however unintentionally.