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Books

Diesendorf M, 2014, Sustainable Energy Solutions for Climate Change, UNSW Press and Routledge-Earthscan, Sydney and London

Diesendorf MO, 2009, Climate Action, Original, UNSW Press, Sydney

Diesendorf MO, 2007, Greenhouse Solutions with Sustainable Energy, Original, UNSW Press, Sydney

Diesendorf M; Hamilton C, (ed.), 1997, Human Ecology, Human Economy Ideas for an Ecologically Sustainable Future, Allen & Unwin, Sydney

Book Chapters

Diesendorf M, 2019, 'Energy futures for Australia', in Newton P; Prasad D; Sproul A; White S (ed.), , Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, pp. 35 - 51, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-7940-6

Diesendorf M, 2017, 'Ecologically sustainable energy', in Washington H (ed.), , CASSE NSW, Sydney, pp. 137 - 143

Elliston B; Diesendorf M; MacGill I, 2017, 'Reliability of 100 % Renewable Electricity Supply in the Australian National Electricity Market', in Uyar TS (ed.), TOWARDS 100% RENEWABLE ENERGY: TECHNIQUES, COSTS AND REGIONAL CASE-STUDIES, edn. Springer Proceedings in Energy, SPRINGER INTERNATIONAL PUBLISHING AG, pp. 297 - 303, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-45659-1_32

Diesendorf M, 2016, 'Strategies for transition to a future beyond growth', in A Future Beyond Growth: Towards a steady state economy, pp. 223 - 238

Diesendorf MO, 2016, 'The concept of base-load power', in Lehr JH; Keeley J (ed.), Alternative Energy and Shale Gas Encyclopedia, Wiley, pp. 585 - 589

Diesendorf M, 2013, 'A genuine 'green' economy must be ecologically sustainable and socially just', in Challenging the Orthodoxy: Reflections on Frank Stilwell's Contribution to Political Economy, pp. 223 - 241, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-36121-0_13

Diesendorf M, 2012, 'Redesigning Energy Systems', in , http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199566600.003.0038

Diesendorf M, 2012, 'Redesigning Energy Systems', in The Oxford Handbook of Climate Change and Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199566600.003.0038

Diesendorf MO, 2012, 'The economics of nuclear energy', in Basrur R; Collin KSL (ed.), Nuclear Power and Energy Security in Asia, Routledge, New York, USA, pp. 50 - 70, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203115695

Diesendorf MO, 2012, 'Can energy security and effective climate change policies be compatible?', in Anceschi L; Symons J (ed.), ENERGY SECURITY IN THE ERA OF CLIMATE CHANGE: THE ASIA-PACIFIC EXPERIENCE, edn. Energy Climate and the Environment, Palgrave Macmillan, UK and USA, pp. 72 - 87, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000309610100006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Baumber A; Merson JA; Diesendorf MO; Ampt PR, 2012, 'Revegetation, bioenergy and sustainable use in the New South Wales central west', in Merson J; Cooney R; Brown P (ed.), Conservation in a Crowded World: Case studies from the Asia-Pacific, edn. 1st, UNSW Press, Sydney, pp. 186 - 204

Diesendorf MO, 2012, 'Lost energy policies, opportunities and practice', in Walker KJ; Crowley K (ed.), Environmental Policy Failure: The Australian Story, edn. 1, Tilde University Press, pp. 44 - 59

Diesendorf MO, 2011, 'Climate Change and the Economy', in Argyrous G; Stilwell F (ed.), Readings in Political Economy: Economics as a Social Science, edn. Third, Tilde University Press, Victoria, Australia, pp. 15 - 18

Diesendorf M, 2006, 'Can Geosequestration Save the Coal Industry?', in Byne J; Toly N; Glover L (ed.), TRANSFORMING POWER: ENERGY, ENVIRONMENT, AND SOCIETY IN CONFLICT, edn. Energy and Environmental Policy, TRANSACTION PUBLISHERS, pp. 221 - 246, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000267949700009&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Diesendorf MO, 2005, 'Tomorrow`s Mega-cities: How Will They Develop', in The Natural Advantage of Nations: Business Opportunities, Innovations and Governance in the 21st Century, edn. Original, Earthscan Publications, London, UK, pp. 301 - 315

Diesendorf MO, 2000, 'A critique of the Australian government's greenhouse policies', in Climate Change in the South Pacific: Impacts and Responses in Australia, Kluwer, pp. 79 - 93

Diesendorf MO, 2000, 'Sustainability and sustainable development', in Dunphy D (ed.), Sustainability: The corporate challenge of the 21st century, Allen & Unwin

Diesendorf MO, 1998, 'The fate of the ESD recommendations on greenhouse response in the energy sector', in The ESD Process: Evaluating a Policy Experiment, Academy of Social Sciences in Australia, Canberra, pp. 41 - 52

Diesendorf MO, 1997, 'Some pathways to ecological sustainability', in Diesendorf M; Hamilton C (ed.), Human Ecology Human Economy, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 302 - 325

Diesendorf MO, 1997, 'Greenhouse response in the energy sector', in Diesendorf M; Hamilton C (ed.), Human Ecology Human Economy, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 197 - 242

Diesendorf MO, 1997, 'Ecologically sustainable development principles', in Diesendorf M; Hamilton C (ed.), Human Ecology Human Economy, Allen & Uniwin, Sydney, pp. 64 - 97

Diesendorf MO, 1997, 'The ESD process in Australia', in Diesendorf M; Hamilton C (ed.), Human Ecology Human Economy, Allen & Unwin, Sydney, pp. 285 - 301

Diesendorf MO, 1996, 'Fluoridation: breaking the silence barrier', in Martin B (ed.), Confronting the experts, State University of New York Press, New York, pp. 45 - 75

Diesendorf MO, 1994, 'The nature of renewable energy', in Dovers S (ed.), Sustainable energy: pathways for Australian energy reform, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, pp. 112 - 128

Diesendorf MO, 1994, 'Windpower and other renewable energy sources', in Dovers S (ed.), Sustainable energy: pathways for Australian energy reform, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge UK, pp. 150 - 169

Diesendorf MO, 1988, 'Science for the community', in Ockham's Razor 2, ABC Enterprises, pp. 15 - 20

Diesendorf MO, 1988, 'Why I became a “dissident” scientist', in Australia Broadcasting Corporation (ed.), Ockham’s razor 2, ABC Enterprises, pp. 9 - 14

Diesendorf MO, 1983, 'Science as a social and political tool', in Birch A (ed.), Science research in Australia – who benefits?, Centre for Continuing Education, Australian National University, Canberra, pp. 125 - 135

Diesendorf MO, 1982, 'Science under social and political pressures', in Oldroyd DR (ed.), Science and Ethics, NSW University Press, Sydney, pp. 48 - 73

Diesendorf MO, 1979, 'A community use of wind power', in Diesendorf M (ed.), Energy and people: social implications of different energy futures, Society for Social Responsibility in Science (A.C.T.), Canberra, pp. 166 - 167

Diesendorf MO, 1979, 'Problems of high and low energy futures', in Diesendorf M (ed.), Energy and people: social implications of different energy futures, Society for Social Responsibility in Science (A.C.T.), Canberra, pp. 27 - 35

Diesendorf MO, 1979, 'Sounding the alarms: the dilemma of the scientific expert’', in Green W (ed.), Focus on social responsibilty in science, New Zealand Association of Scientists, Wellington, New Zealand, pp. 61 - 83

Diesendorf MO, 1977, 'A closer look at prevention', in Diesendorf M (ed.), The impact of environment and lifestyle on human health, Society for Social responsibility in Science (A.C.T.), Canberra, pp. 265 - 280

Diesendorf MO, 1976, 'Environment and health', in Diesendorf M (ed.), The Magic Bullet, Society for Social Responsibility in Science (A.C.T.), Canberra, pp. 131 - 142

Diesendorf MO, 1976, 'Mass x-rays--risks versus benefits', in Diesendorf M (ed.), The Magic Bullet, Society for Social Responsibility in Science (A.C.T.), Canberra, pp. 112 - 122

Journal articles

Diesendorf M; Elliston B, 2018, 'The feasibility of 100% renewable electricity systems: A response to critics', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 93, pp. 318 - 330, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.05.042

Diesendorf M, 2018, 'Learning from Fukushima: Nuclear Power in East Asia', ENERGY RESEARCH & SOCIAL SCIENCE, vol. 39, pp. 162 - 163, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2017.11.020

Howard BS; Hamilton NE; Diesendorf M; Wiedmann T, 2018, 'Modeling the carbon budget of the Australian electricity sector's transition to renewable energy', Renewable Energy, vol. 125, pp. 712 - 728, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2018.02.013

Delina LL; Diesendorf M, 2018, 'Critiquing the use of war to mobilise peaceful climate action: A response to Kester & Sovacool', Energy Policy, vol. 112, pp. 1 - 3, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2017.09.046

Mey F; Diesendorf M, 2018, 'Who owns an energy transition? Strategic action fields and community wind energy in Denmark', Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 35, pp. 108 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2017.10.044

Hamilton NE; Howard BS; Diesendorf M; Wiedmann T, 2017, 'Computing life-cycle emissions from transitioning the electricity sector using a discrete numerical approach', Energy, vol. 137, pp. 314 - 324, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.06.175

Gui EM; Diesendorf M; MacGill I, 2017, 'Distributed energy infrastructure paradigm: Community microgrids in a new institutional economics context', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 72, pp. 1355 - 1365, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2016.10.047

Mey F; Diesendorf M; MacGill I, 2016, 'Can local government play a greater role for community renewable energy? A case study from Australia', Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 21, pp. 33 - 43, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2016.06.019

Wolfram P; Wiedmann T; Diesendorf , 2016, 'Carbon footprint scenarios for renewable electricity in Australia', Journal of Cleaner Production, vol. 124, pp. 236 - 245, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.02.080

Diesendorf MO, 2016, 'Shunning nuclear power but not its waste: Assessing the risks of Australia becoming the world's nuclear wasteland', Energy Research and Social Science, vol. 19, pp. 142 - 147, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2016.06.003

Diesendorf MO, 2016, 'Subjective judgments in the nuclear energy debate', Conservation Biology, vol. 30, pp. 666 - 669, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cobi.12692


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