30 April 2011
Dr Susan Pond, Adjunct Professor for the Dow Sustainability Program, has compiled this report on the microalgal, advanced biofuels industry in the USA and Australia. It summarises the, scientific basis for microalgal biofuels as an alternative energy source, the state of development of the industry, the areas of uncertainty and opportunity, and the development of government policy.
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VIDEOS & INTERVIEWS
US President Barack Obama has proclaimed a "new chapter" in US relations with Cuba, announcing moves to normalise diplomatic and economic ties. Lecturer Thomas Adams discusses what the changes mean.
A US Senate report has found that the CIA's post 9/11 interrogation program involved brutal, unapproved torture which failed to halt terror plots. Associate professor Brendon O'Connor says the revelations are not surprising but will be damaging.