Tents To Castles: Energy Efficient Homes
Building Energy Efficient, Cost-saving Aussie Homes. 'Low energy efficiency standards have left too many Australians living in poorly-made homes equated to “glorified tents”, which are stifling during summer and freezing in winter.' (Climate Council, Sydney) >
Contributing to regional decarbonization: Australia’s potential to supply zero-carbon commodities to the Asia-Pacific. 'The paper investigates three pathways by which Australia could instead export zero-carbon energy and products: direct exports of renewable electricity via sub-sea cables, exports of zero-carbon fuels such as green hydrogen, and the export of “green” metals processed from Australian ores using renewable energy.' (Analysis & Policy Observatory, Melbourne) >
Motivating the 'moderate flank'
Motivating the 'moderate flank' in Society. ‘What happens when a radical flank gets somewhere and itself becomes a kind of new ‘centre of gravity’ within the space of activism, successfully shifting public opinion significantly in the direction of its goals? What happens next?’. 'The latent power of this group, described here as a potential ‘moderate flank’, is enormous.' (Rupert Reed essay) >
Social Tipping Dynamics
Social tipping dynamics for stabilizing Earth’s climate by 2050. 'Achieving a rapid global decarbonization to stabilize the climate critically depends on activating contagious and fast-spreading processes of social and technological change within the next few years.' Research Article. (National Academy of Science - PNAS) >