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Not like udder milk: ‘synthetic milk’ made without cows may be coming to supermarket shelves near you

Image: Shutterstock The global dairy industry is changing. Among the disruptions is competition from food alternatives not produced using animals – including potential challenges posed...

Sunday essay: ‘I feel my heart breaking today’ – a climate scientist’s path through grief towards hope

Image: Joelle Gergis pictured in 2020 following the Black Summer bushfires. Photo: ANU Media I have spent hundreds of hours trawling through countless UN reports and...

PASS THE CLIMATE LEGISLATION & ‘NAME AND FAME’ TRANSITION LEADERS

Australia's climate change legislation should be passed with an added commitment to 'name and fame' sectors leading the charge to reduce emissions, the peak...

Historic new deal puts emissions reduction at the heart of Australia’s energy sector

Image: Shutterstock Australia’s energy ministers last Friday voted to make emissions reduction a key national energy goal, in a major step forward in the clean energy...

Beyond net-zero: we should, if we can, cool the planet back to pre-industrial levels

Image: Marc Pell/Unsplash The world’s focus is sharply fixed on achieving net-zero emissions, yet surprisingly little thought has been given to what comes afterwards. In our new...

Who’s holding back electric cars in Australia? We’ve long known the answer – and it’s time to clear the road

Image: Paul Miller/AAP New analysis this week found strong fuel efficiency standards would have saved Australia A$5.9 billion in fuel costs and emissions equal to...