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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

Delina LL; Diesendorf MO, 2016, 'Strengthening the climate action movement: strategies from contemporary social action campaigns', Interface: a journal for and about social movements

Yangka D; Diesendorf M, 2016, 'Modeling the benefits of electric cooking in Bhutan: A long term perspective', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 59, pp. 494 - 503, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.12.265

Delina LL; Diesendorf M; Merson J, 2015, 'Strengthening the climate action movement: 
strategies from histories', Carbon Management, vol. 5, pp. 397 - 409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17583004.2015.1005396

Elliston B; MacGill I; Diesendorf M, 2014, 'Comparing least cost scenarios for 100% renewable electricity with low emission fossil fuel scenarios in the Australian National Electricity Market', Renewable Energy, vol. 66, pp. 196 - 204, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2013.12.010

Turner GM; Elliston B; Diesendorf MO, 2013, 'Impacts on the biophysical economy and environment of a transition to 100% renewable electricity in Australia', Energy Policy Journal, vol. 54, pp. 288 - 299, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2012.11.038

Sovacool BK; Parenteau P; Ramana MV; Valentine SV; Jacobson MZ; Delucchi MA; Diesendorf M, 2013, 'Comment on "prevented mortality and greenhouse gas emissions from historical and projected nuclear power"', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 47, pp. 6715 - 6717, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es401667h

Diesendorf M, 2013, 'Contesting the future of nuclear power: A critical global assessment of atomic energy', ENERGY POLICY, vol. 56, pp. 738 - 739, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.01.005

Delina L; Diesendorf MO, 2013, 'Is wartime mobilisation a suitable policy model for rapid national climate mitigation?', Energy Policy, vol. 58, pp. 371 - 380, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.03.036

Elliston B; MacGill IF; Diesendorf MO, 2013, 'Least cost 100% renewable electricity scenarios in the Australian National Electricity Market', Energy Policy Journal, vol. 59, pp. 270 - 282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2013.03.038

Elliston B; Diesendorf MO; MacGill IF, 2012, 'Simulations of scenarios with 100% renewable electricity in the Australian National Electricity Market', Energy Policy, vol. 45, pp. 606 - 613, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2012.03.011

Diesendorf MO, 2012, 'A sustainable energy future for Australia', Dialogue, vol. 31, pp. 5 - 12

Baumber A; Merson JA; Ampt PR; Diesendorf MO, 2011, 'The adoption of short-rotation energy cropping as a new land use option in the New South Wales Central West', Rural Society. The journal of research into rural and regional social issues in Australia, vol. 20, pp. 266 - 279, http://dx.doi.org/10.5172/rsj.20.3.266

Buckman G; Diesendorf MO, 2010, 'Design limitations in Australian renewable electricity policies', Energy Policy Journal, vol. 38, pp. 3365 - 3376, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2010.02.009

Diesendorf MO, 2010, 'A Big Australia', Overland, vol. 2010, pp. 22 - 30, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000285734800006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Buckman G; Diesendorf M, 2010, 'Design limitations in Australian renewable electricity policies (vol 38, pg 3365, 2010)', ENERGY POLICY, vol. 38, pp. 7539 - 7540, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2010.06.016

Mudd G; Diesendorf MO, 2009, 'Response to comment on `Sustainability of uranium mining and milling: Toward quantifying resources and eco-efficiency`', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 43, pp. 3969 - 3970, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es900742b

Mudd G; Diesendorf MO, 2008, 'Sustainability of uranium mining: toward quantifying resources and eco-efficiency', Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 42, pp. 2624 - 2630, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/es702249v

Saddler H; Diesendorf MO; Denniss R, 2007, 'Clean energy scenarios for Australia', Energy Policy Journal, vol. 35, pp. 1245 - 1256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2006.03.013

Diesendorf MO, 2007, 'Is nuclear energy a possible solution to global warming?', Social Alternatives, vol. 26, pp. 8 - 11

Diesendorf M, 2006, 'Response to John Spencer's obfuscation of the results of his own paper', Fluoride, vol. 39, pp. 327 - 330

Diesendorf MO, 2006, 'Wind power in Australia', International Journal of Environmental Studies, vol. 63, pp. 765 - 776, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00207230601047099

Diesendorf M, 2004, 'Comparison of employment potential of the coal and wind power industries', International Journal of Environment, Workplace and Employment, vol. 1, pp. 82 - 90, http://dx.doi.org/10.1504/IJEWE.2004.005605

Biswas W; Diesendorf MO; Bryce P, 2004, 'Can photovoltaic technology help attain sustainable rural development in Bangladesh?', Energy Policy Journal, vol. 32, pp. 1199 - 1208, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0301-4215(03)00083-1

Riedy C; Diesendorf M, 2003, 'Financial subsidies to the Australian fossil fuel industry', Energy Policy, vol. 31, pp. 125 - 137, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0301-4215(02)00017-4

Biswas WK; Bryce P; Diesendorf M, 2001, 'Model for empowering rural poor through renewable energy technologies in Bangladesh', Environmental Science and Policy, vol. 4, pp. 333 - 344, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1462-9011(01)00031-4

Diesendorf M, 2001, 'Models of sustainability and sustainable development', International Journal of Agricultural Resources, Governance and Ecology, vol. 1, pp. 109 - 123

Diesendorf M, 2000, 'Energy scenarios in global economic models of greenhouse gas reduction', International Journal of Global Energy Issues, vol. 13, pp. 70 - 85

Herbison P; Webb PM; Donald K; Jackman P; Durham G; Diesendorf M; Colquhoun J; Spittle B, 1998, 'New evidence on fluoridation [3] (multiple letters)', Fluoride, vol. 31, pp. 158 - 169

Diesendorf M; Colquhoun J; Spittle B, 1998, 'Fluoridation and bones: Authors' response to critics [2]', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 22, pp. 165 - 167

Diesendorf M, 1998, 'Australian economic models of greenhouse abatement', Environmental Science and Policy, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1462-9011(98)00002-1

Diesendorf M; Colquhoun J; Spittle BJ; Everingham DN; Clutterbuck FW, 1997, 'New evidence on fluoridation', Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, vol. 21, pp. 187 - 190, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1467-842X.1997.tb01681.x

Diesendorf M; Colquhoun J; Spittle BJ; Everingham DN; Clutterbuck FW, 1997, 'New evidence on fluoridation', Fluoride, vol. 30, pp. 179 - 185

Diesendorf M; Diesendorf A, 1997, 'Suppression by medical journals of a warning about overdosing formula-fed infants with Fluoride', Accountability in Research, vol. 5, pp. 225 - 237, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/08989629708573911

Blakers A; Diesendorf M, 1996, 'A scenario for the expansion of solar and wind generated electricity in australia', Australian Journal of Environmental Management, vol. 3, pp. 11 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14486563.1996.10648340

Diesendorf M, 1996, 'How can a "competitive" market for electricity be made compatible with the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions?', Ecological Economics, vol. 17, pp. 33 - 48, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0921-8009(95)00102-6

Diesendorf M, 1995, 'How science can illuminate ethical debates: A case study on water fluoridation', Fluoride - Quarterly Reports, vol. 28, pp. 87 - 104

Diesendorf MO, 1991, 'Is nuclear energy the answer to the greenhouse effect or to an oil crisis?', Social Alternatives, vol. 9, pp. 56 - 59

Diesendorf MO, 1990, 'Health hazards of fluoridation: a re-examination', International Clinical Nutrition Review, vol. 10, pp. 304 - 321

Diesendorf MO, 1990, 'Have the benefits of water fluoridation been overestimated?', International Clinical Nutrition Review, vol. 10, pp. 292 - 303


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