Blind shrimps, translucent snails: the 11 mysterious new species we found in potential fracking sites
There aren’t many parts of the world where you can discover a completely new assemblage of living creatures. But after […]
How do hydrogen-powered cars work?
Hydrogen is considered a fuel of the future. So how do hydrogen-powered cars work and how will our new refueller station in Victoria work?
Beyond a PhD: early career scientists working on ground-breaking science
Want to do a PhD, work as a scientist and have a practical impact? Two of our scientists, working on electrochemical and material sciences, are doing just that.
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.
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.
Good news from the River Murray: two fish species have bounced back from the Millennium Drought in record numbers
This year marks a decade since the end of the Millennium Drought, when flood waters reached the mouth of the River Murray in 2010. Find out what's been going on in these waters since then.
Meet our researcher: Dr David Rand AM
Dr David Rand AM is a leader in energy research. He discusses his life, career and shared work anniversary with the Apollo 11 Moon landing.
Fewer flights and a pesticide-free pitch? Here’s how Australia’s football codes can cut their carbon bootprint
Ahead of this weekend’s grand finals, let’s examine the carbon emissions of our major men’s football leagues: the AFL, NRL and A-League, as well as Australia’s Super Rugby teams.
Solar forecasting helping to predict the future
Clouds all have one thing in common: they affect the amount of energy solar panels produce. So, what is solar forecasting and why is it so important?
Unfriendly fungi: Dealing with a mouldy house
It’s manky. It’s musty. It’s … mould. Anthony Wright, scientist and former building designer, gives us some top tips on how to deal with mould in your house.
Feeling the cold snap? Here are our tips to warm up while keeping your environmental footprint down
As the temperature rises at home to help us beat the winter chill, so does our carbon footprint and energy bills. Here are our tips to help prevent that.