News & events

Red dirt, yellow sun, green steel: how Australia could benefit from a global shift to emissions-free steel

18 March 2022

Australia is the world’s number one exporter of both iron ore and metallurgical coal, the key ingredients of traditional steel making. Together, these materials make up a very large part of Australia’s export income.

To really address climate change, Australia could make 27 times as much electricity and make it renewable

18 March 2022

Australia’s electricity system is on the road to becoming 100% renewable as coal-fired power stations close and wind and solar takes their place.
Wind, solar energy

ANU drives zero carbon energy for the Asia-Pacific

7 January 2022

With a list of annual achievements that includes securing more than $10 million in funding and setting a world record, it’s fair to say that 2021 was a good year for the Zero-Carbon Energy for the Asia-Pacific initiative.


Past events »

Aus-China Decarbonisation Roundtable: Steel, Hydrogen, and Battery Minerals

3pm 4 Aug 2022
ACBC WA and ANU are pleased to present the Australia-China Decarbonisation Roundtable: Green steel, hydrogen and battery minerals

Aus-China Decarbonisation Roundtable: Hydrogen & Economic Diversification

1–4.15pm 23 Nov 2022
Join a thought-provoking roundtable that will explore existing and future collaboration between Australia and China on decarbonisation.

ACBC & ANU Australia-China Decarbonisation Roundtable

10am–4.30pm 19 Apr 2023
3 sessions, 15 content experts and 1 global keynote discussing decarbonisation across Hydrogen, Ammonia, Renewables and Critical Minerals.
Indonesia-Australia Energy Transition Forum - Session 1

Indonesia-Australia Energy Transition Forum

9am–12.45pm 3 Nov 2023
Join the inaugural Indonesia-Australian Energy Transition Forum to discuss the decarbonisation pathways available to Australia and Indonesia as both countries transition energy sectors.
Clean energy and commodity exports as an opportunity for fossil fuel rich economies

ANU at COP28: Clean energy and commodity exports as an opportunity for fossil fuel rich economies

4.45–6.15pm 4 Dec 2023
This COP28 side event led by the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions (ICEDS) in partnership with the Iran Renewable Energy Association (IrREA) will discuss energy transitions in fossil fuel exporting countries. 
Hydrogen as a pathway to decarbonisation: What can Australia supply?

ANU at COP28: Hydrogen as a pathway to decarbonisation - What can Australia supply?

2.30–3.30pm 5 Dec 2023
This COP28 side event hosted by the ANU Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions (ICEDS) will discuss the role of hydrogen in decarbonisation and its implications for Australia.