Greener pastures for greener tech Part 1: economic boon, local lag
WA remains one of only two states without a renewable energy target and produces the second highest household and industrial waste per capita. The controversy in Canberra on targets and goals has once again highlighted the importance of moving towards a sustainable Australia. Tempora mutantur*In a separate report, Curtin University’s Professor Peter Newman notes literature suggests large technological change could happen in waves, and that, “the sixth wave of innovation is likely to emerge out of the COVID-driven economic collapse”. Image: PexelsCurtin Tech on the cardsGreen tech isn’t all electric cars and hydrogen highways. Curtin University’s Dr Yu Dong was a finalist in this year’s WA Waste Authority Infinity Awards.