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Australian Minister for Climate Change and Energy visits Japan

On 26 July, Minister Chris Bowen spoke to the Australian Business Council at the Australian Embassy in Japan, highlighting the longstanding energy relationship between the two countries and the shared goal of net-zero by 2050. The minister said Australia is…

Letter to the Editor – Mornington Peninsula News, 4 July 2023

On 28 June 2023, The Mornington Peninsula News, published an article, “Friends Petition Aims to Stop Hydrogen Project”. In the article, Friends of the Earth’s Freya Leonard continues to quote discredited Australia Institute analysis of the carbon intensity of HESC…

Carbon capture utilisation and storage works

In an interview with the Gippsland Times, Dr Matthias Raab, chief executive of the CO2CRC – Australia’s leading research body for Carbon Capture, Utilisation and Storage (CCUS) said that the process of CCUS is not theory up for debate, it…

Scheme to deliver certainty on hydrogen’s carbon intensity

What is a guarantee of origin scheme: The purpose of a global Guarantee of Origin (GO) scheme is to provide key information about the carbon intensity of hydrogen produced along with method and location of production. It will enable transparency…

Hydrogen production: The role of carbon capture and storage

What is Carbon Capture and Storage: Carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a tried and tested process where carbon dioxide (CO2) from industrial processes is captured and stored securely in rock formations deep underground. Typically, these formations previously stored oil…

HESC Project completes Western Port marine species study

As part of the HESC Project’s commitment to maintaining the marine biodiversity of Hastings, the project engaged environmental consultants RPS Group, Consulting Environmental Engineers Pty Ltd and Biofouling Management Services to assess the risk of invasive marine species introductions (IMS)…