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The age of zero carbon is coming, but the question remains: will it be fast enough to mitigate the worst impacts of the climate crisis?
While politics in Australia is still struggling to accept this much needed energy shift, there is cause for hope when we look to our fast-moving industry leaders, researchers and innovators.
The pace at which things are changing is genuinely jaw-dropping. There is the plummeting cost of solar power, which has happened decades ahead of previous estimates; a similar trajectory now forecast in the wind power and battery storage fields; and the view of hydrogen on the horizon. And in all these things, investors are voting with their money.
But is the hype getting ahead of the science and technology? What are the big-ticket items that could hasten a zero carbon future? What are the risks and rewards of this new age?
Join passionate experts Justine Jarvinen, Andy Pitman and former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for a live panel discussion where they seek to answer these questions and more.
This event is presented by the UNSW Centre for Ideas and UNSW Engineering, and supported by Inspiring Australia as a part of National Science Week.