Selected CSIRO media mentions for the week commencing 22 November 2021. If you encounter a paywall, request a text version by emailing the article title here.
Each dollar invested in research and development would earn an average of A$3.50 in economy-wide benefits for Australia, according to evidence compiled in a new report from CSIRO – Gizmodo, 26 November 2021.
Leaders of a business climate club say they are avoiding “small party politics” and are moving forward with the work of decarbonising the economy. “We’re trying to keep politics out of it and just move on and do what we can,” said former CSIRO chairman David Thodey, co-chair of the Climate Leaders Coalition Group – Heromag, 24 November 2021.
New analysis by CSIRO of Australian forest fire trends confirms for the first time the Black Summer fires are part of a clear trend of worsening fire weather and ever-larger forest areas burned by fires – The Conversation, 26 November 2021.
Scientists at the CSIRO are developing a technology which would genetically modify cats and mice to prevent the birth of females and help control their numbers. The biosecurity measure would be part of a solution for preventing what researchers have called invasive species’ unprecedented attack on native wildlife – Canberra Times, 24 November 2021.
Australia’s commercialisation struggles stem from a lack of incentives rather than a lack of skills or capital, according to the former head of CSIRO’s ON accelerator program, who has welcomed the federal government’s intervention into a “market failure” – InnovationAus, 24 November 2021.