Sharing the Management Table: Indigenous expertise and climate change in Australia
As it becomes clear that western culture is ill-equipped to adequately respond to climate change, demand for alternative forms of climate data is growing. In Australia the knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) peoples is attracting particular attention for its capacity to provide rich information about local level […]
Reaching for the Stars
It is an underappreciated fact that government, campaigners, scientists and our brightest business minds do share a consensus on one issue; that Australia is ideally situated for a green energy future. Our treasure trove of wind, wave, sun and geo-thermal heat has the capacity to supply us […]
Rolling on a River: towards partnership or piracy?
Set to ‘transform’ Queensland’s electricity market and improve lives in southern Papua New Guinea (PNG), the recently announced plans for hydro-electricity project in remote PNG to power northern Australia have provoked as much praise as they have condemnation. On the one hand the project may represent a mutually beneficial and […]