Introducing a How I Made It special series: Female Founders
From Monday, March 20 on the How I Made It podcast, you’ll hear stories from women who’ve faced down enormous challenges to take a simple idea and build a business. Some would go global. They’re changing the face of Australian business and paving the way for a new generation of female leaders. …
Green hydrogen hero steps out of the shadows
An Australian scientist reckons he can break green hydrogen's addiction to renewable energy and the world's biggest hydrogen bull has got onboard.
The coal empire strikes back
Meet the scientists working to secure a place for coal in a net zero world.
Electric aviation takes flight
Electric motors and biofuels are competing for primacy as the aviation sector tries to decarbonise. We talk to those on the front line of both camps.
The plan to fix craft beer's dirty little secret
Brick Lane's head brewer Jon Seltin reckons climate change is already changing the taste of beer, and amid a craft brewing boom he’s determined not to add to the problem.
Introducing: The Fin
A weekly podcast from The Australian Financial Review that examines the biggest stories in business, markets and politics, and why they matter, explained by the best financial journalists in the country. Search The Fin and follow us wherever you get your podcasts.
How BHP and the shipping industry rediscovered the power of wind
Centuries after colonial powers sailed the seven seas on nothing but wind, big corporates like BHP are pushing a wind renaissance through the shipping industry. For more on the episode, visit the Tech Zero site on afr.com. AFR subscribers can also sign up for the weekly Carbon Challenge newsletter…
Is copper rooftop solar's secret weapon?
When Vince Allen decided to quit his PhD into a disruptive type of solar cell, it might have been the best business decision he ever made. Now his solar startup, Sundrive boasts rich-listers like Mike Cannon-Brookes onto its share register. For more on the episode, visit the Tech Zero site on afr.…
Why Elon Musk is funding this Australian carbon capture project
Meet the team at University of Sydney’s chemistry school, whose revolutionary powder sucks carbon straight out of the air. For more on the episode, visit the Tech Zero site on afr.com. AFR subscribers can also sign up for the weekly Carbon Challenge newsletter.
How to make the sun shine after dark
Multinational energy companies are pumping money into Raygen, John Lasich’s company, which uses thousands of mirrors, satellite grade solar panels and big dams full of water to make the Mildura sunshine available after dark. Read more: The 47-year obsession behind Australia’s super strength solar …