What are the key technologies in the Coalition's low emissions roadmap, and can they deliver?

A photograph of the front cover of the Coalition's Low Emissions Technology Statement, reading 'Technology Investment Roadmap - First Low Emissions Technology Statement - 2020'.
27 September 2020

The Coalition government this week released its much-anticipated Low Emissions Technology Statement that targeted five different technologies for rapid development: clean hydrogen, energy storage, low-carbon materials (steel and aluminium), carbon capture and storage and soil carbon.

The plan was immediately criticised by many experts for shunning proven renewable energy generation, but others were cautiously optimistic.

Here we take a closer look at some of the key technologies mentioned and whether they can deliver.

Read the full article on The Guardian website, featuring commentary by Dr Emma Aisbett