Posts by Georgia Kelleher
From walking sharks to wombat gates, five science stories you should know
So much happened in 2020 that even the most well-read might have missed a headline or two. From walking sharks to wombat gates, we've curated five stories to bring you up-to-speed.
12 Days of Wombat Wednesday
In a year of "unprecedented" times and cancelled sausage sizzles, Wombat Wednesday has been a lighthearted reminder of the innate toughness of Aussies, and our wildlife too!
These are the plastic items that most kill whales, dolphins, turtles and seabirds
Plastic in the ocean is eaten by over 700 species, but just a few items are responsible for the most deaths.
Global emissions are down by an unprecedented 7% — but don’t start celebrating just yet
The pandemic, along with other recent trends such as the shift towards clean energy, have placed us at a crossroad: the choices we make today can change the course of global emissions.
Up to 90% of electricity from solar and wind the cheapest option by 2030: CSIRO analysis
The latest estimates of electricity generation costs in Australia find renewables will soon be the cheapest even with grid integration expenses.
Introducing Edna: the chatbot trained to help patients make a difficult medical decision
It may not be long before Australia's health sector offers predictive genomic analysis to patients. If this happens, could chatbots help lessen the load on genetic counsellors?
Our top tips on renovating or retrofitting for energy-efficiency
Thinking about renovating or retrofitting? Here's the things to consider to keep your home energy-efficient.
Keeping plants happy is easy with our new Chameleon Card
We developed technology that makes it possible for backyard green thumbs to give their plants the right amount of water.
State of the Climate 2020: Five things you need to know
We’ve pulled out five of the top things to know about the state of Australia’s climate, all from the State of the Climate 2020 report.
Smart sensors to help Darwin residents manage smoke and heat
We’re working with the City of Darwin to improve the air pollution data collected by smart sensors.
Prepare for hotter days, says the State of the Climate 2020 report for Australia
A changing climate means parts of Australia will get hotter, some drier, others wetter and we can expect more extreme fire days.