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Articles by Olivia Kember

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Australians want governments to make a plan for transition from coal to clean energy

Australians want governments to make a plan for transition from coal to clean energy

72% of Australians believe it is inevitable the country’s current coal-fired power stations will be closed and replaced with renewable energy. The real question is, how should we manage this transition?

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It’s now urgent: Australia needs carbon price and policy to phase out coal

It’s now urgent: Australia needs carbon price and policy to phase out coal

After ten years of turbulence in climate and energy policy Australia is entering a crucial 18-month period.

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Weak emissions target kicks coal can down the road

Weak emissions target kicks coal can down the road

Abbott’s emissions target offers one of the slowest rates of reduction of advanced economies – and as a clean energy investment signal, it fails dismally.

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Climate and clean energy: Women are smarter than men

Climate and clean energy: Women are smarter than men

More women accept the science of climate change, and the benefits of renewable energy, than men.

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Is Europe giving up on renewables?

Is Europe giving up on renewables?

The suggestion Europe is backing away from renewables is a wilful misreading of the situation – and a convenient one for Australia.

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CSIRO Future grid: Can utilities rise to climate challenge?

CSIRO Future grid: Can utilities rise to climate challenge?

Climate change itself holds significant risks for the electricity sector. The longer we put off action, the higher the costs will be.