The Friday Daily – Could algae power Australia?

Algae - Brian Goodwin (Flickr)

Algae – Brian Goodwin (Flickr)

Finding alternative sources of energy is high on the country’s agenda – or at least it should be. Julian Cribb is a science writer who believes that Australia could feed and power itself using algal biofuels. He joined me on The Friday Daily on 2SER on May 31.  

 

The Friday Daily: Urban Foraging with Diego Bonetto

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This is the side of my house. Maybe there is a feast growing there!

I went exploring with Diego Bonetto, who takes city folk on tours to teach them what edible plants are growing in their own backyards. It’s all about a renewed connection to our environment, and recovering lost knowledge.

This was first broadcast on The Friday Daily on 2SER, on May 17.

The Friday Daily: Wind power gathers momentum

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Wind power is taking off in Australia. Last week the chairman of Suzlon Energy predicted little or no growth in the wind turbine industry this year, except in a few countries of which Australia is one standout. A bunch of Chinese energy companies are investing in wind power in Tasmania, for example. Listen to my report to learn more.

This story was featured on The Friday Daily on 2SER this morning, of which I am now a producer.