Selected CSIRO media mentions for the week commencing 25 October 2021. If you encounter a paywall, request a text version by emailing the article title here.
In questions to CSIRO CEO Larry Marshall, Queensland LNP Senator Gerrard Rennick suggested that he was concerned that achieving zero net emissions globally could deprive plant life of sufficient carbon dioxide – Renew Economy, 29 October 2021.
The chosen site was near the town of Parkes, about 350km west of Sydney. This location had favourable weather conditions and was free of local radio interference… In 2020, the local Wiradjuri people named the telescope Murriyang, a traditional name meaning “Skyworld” – Phys Org, 29 October 2021.
CSIRO has launched a new $7 million drill core research lab in Perth to analyse underground samples in the search for the critical minerals needed to power Australia’s energy transition – Innovation Aus, 26 October 2021.
ClimateWorks has worked with CSIRO to assess the pathways each sector of Australia’s economy can follow to reduce emissions, and identified a sector-by-sector “to do” list – The Conversation, 25 October 2021.
Quasar is the result of research and development by the CSIRO, commercialised in partnership with venture capital firm Main Sequence and industry partners Vocus, Saber Astronautics, Fleet Space Technologies and Clearbox Systems. It is 100 per cent Australian owned and operated – Innovation Aus, 25 October 2021.