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‘Renewable energy breeding’ can stop Australia blowing the carbon budget – if we’re quick

Posted 16 April 2018 - 9:24am

Moving to a future powered mainly by renewable energy will be crucial if we are to stay within the global warming limits set out by the Paris Agreement. But building all of this new renewable energy will initially require fossil fuels to help power all of the necessary mining, construction and decommissioning.

Our Education Lead Dr Mark Diesendorf has researched 22 different scenarios for Australia transitioning to renewable energy in The Conversation.