16 episodes

How will we get to net zero? Meet the entrepreneurs leading the charge into the new industrial revolution. Empires will crumble. Fortunes will be made.

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    • Business

How will we get to net zero? Meet the entrepreneurs leading the charge into the new industrial revolution. Empires will crumble. Fortunes will be made.

    Green hydrogen hero steps out of the shadows

    Green hydrogen hero steps out of the shadows

    An Australian scientist reckons he can break green hydrogen's addiction to renewable energy and the world's biggest hydrogen bull has got onboard.
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    • 24 min
    The coal empire strikes back

    The coal empire strikes back

    Meet the scientists working to secure a place for coal in a net zero world.
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    • 32 min
    Electric aviation takes flight

    Electric aviation takes flight

    Electric motors and biofuels are competing for primacy as the aviation sector tries to decarbonise. We talk to those on the front line of both camps.
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    • 33 min
    The plan to fix craft beer's dirty little secret

    The plan to fix craft beer's dirty little secret

    Brick Lane's head brewer Jon Seltin reckons climate change is already changing the taste of beer, and amid a craft brewing boom he’s determined not to add to the problem.
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    • 26 min
    How BHP and the shipping industry rediscovered the power of wind

    How BHP and the shipping industry rediscovered the power of wind

    Centuries after colonial powers sailed the seven seas on nothing but wind, big corporates like BHP are pushing a wind renaissance through the shipping industry.

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    • 30 min
    Is copper rooftop solar's secret weapon?

    Is copper rooftop solar's secret weapon?

    When Vince Allen decided to quit his PhD into a disruptive type of solar cell, it might have been the best business decision he ever made. Now his solar startup, Sundrive boasts rich-listers like Mike Cannon-Brookes onto its share register.

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    • 30 min

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