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Journal articles

Diesendorf M; Roser D; Washington H, 2023, 'Analyzing the Nuclear Weapons Proliferation Risk Posed by a Mature Fusion Technology and Economy', Energies, 16,

Diesendorf M; Hail S, 2022, 'Funding of the Energy Transition by Monetary Sovereign Countries', Energies, 15,

Diesendorf M, 2022, 'Can energy descent be justified by critiquing 100% renewable energy scenarios? A reply to Floyd et al.', Futures, 137,

Diesendorf M, 2022, 'Comment on Seibert, M.K.; Rees, W.E. Through the Eye of a Needle: An Eco-Heterodox Perspective on the Renewable Energy Transition. Energies 2021, 14, 4508', Energies, 15, pp. 964 - 964,

Diesendorf M, 2022, 'Scenarios for mitigating CO2 emissions from energy supply in the absence of CO2 removal', Climate Policy, 22, pp. 882 - 896,

Diesendorf M, 2022, 'Scenarios for the rapid phase-out of fossil fuels in Australia in the absence of CO2 removal', Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, 29, pp. 275 - 283,

Diesendorf M; Wiedmann T, 2020, 'Implications of Trends in Energy Return on Energy Invested (EROI) for Transitioning to Renewable Electricity', Ecological Economics, 176,

Diesendorf M, 2020, 'COVID-19 and economic recovery in compliance with climate targets', Global Sustainability, 3,

Diesendorf M; Elliston B, 2018, 'The feasibility of 100% renewable electricity systems: A response to critics', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 93, pp. 318 - 330,

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, 125, pp. 712 - 728,

Diesendorf M, 2018, 'Learning from Fukushima: Nuclear Power in East Asia', ENERGY RESEARCH & SOCIAL SCIENCE, 39, pp. 162 - 163,

Delina LL; Diesendorf M, 2018, 'Critiquing the use of war to mobilise peaceful climate action: A response to Kester & Sovacool', Energy Policy, 112, pp. 1 - 3,

Mey F; Diesendorf M, 2018, 'Who owns an energy transition? Strategic action fields and community wind energy in Denmark', Energy Research and Social Science, 35, pp. 108 - 117,

Hamilton NE; Howard BS; Diesendorf M; Wiedmann T, 2017, 'Computing life-cycle emissions from transitioning the electricity sector using a discrete numerical approach', Energy, 137, pp. 314 - 324,

Gui EM; Diesendorf M; MacGill I, 2017, 'Distributed energy infrastructure paradigm: Community microgrids in a new institutional economics context', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 72, pp. 1355 - 1365,

Diesendorf M, 2017, 'Fact and Fiction in Global Energy Policy', Energy, 122, pp. 746 - 747,

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, 21, pp. 33 - 43,

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, 19, pp. 142 - 147

Yangka D; Diesendorf M, 2016, 'Modeling the benefits of electric cooking in Bhutan: A long term perspective', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 59, pp. 494 - 503,

Wolfram P; Wiedmann T; Diesendorf , 2016, 'Carbon footprint scenarios for renewable electricity in Australia', Journal of Cleaner Production, 124, pp. 236 - 245,

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

Diesendorf MO, 2016, 'Subjective judgments in the nuclear energy debate', Conservation Biology

Delina LL; Diesendorf M; Merson J, 2015, 'Strengthening the climate action movement: 
strategies from histories', Carbon Management, 5,

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, 66, pp. 196 - 204,

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, 47, pp. 6715 - 6717,

Diesendorf MO, 2013, 'Book Review: Contesting the future of nuclear power: A critical global assessment of atomic energy,', Energy Policy, 56, pp. 738 - 739,

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, 54, pp. 288 - 299,

Delina L; Diesendorf MO, 2013, 'Is wartime mobilisation a suitable policy model for rapid national climate mitigation?', Energy Policy, 58, pp. 371 - 380,

Elliston B; MacGill IF; Diesendorf MO, 2013, 'Least cost 100% renewable electricity scenarios in the Australian National Electricity Market', Energy Policy Journal, 59, pp. 270 - 282,

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

Elliston B; Diesendorf MO; MacGill IF, 2012, 'Simulations of scenarios with 100% renewable electricity in the Australian National Electricity Market', Energy Policy, 45, pp. 606 - 613,

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, 20, pp. 266 - 279,;dn=447056174821879;res=IELHSS

Diesendorf MO, 2010, 'A Big Australia', Overland, 2010, pp. 22 - 30,

Buckman G; Diesendorf MO, 2010, 'Addendum to “Design limitations in Australian renewable electricity policies”', Energy Policy Journal, 38, pp. 7539 - 7540,

Buckman G; Diesendorf MO, 2010, 'Design limitations in Australian renewable electricity policies', Energy Policy Journal, 38, pp. 3365 - 3376,

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, 43, pp. 3969 - 3970

Mudd G; Diesendorf MO, 2008, 'Sustainability of uranium mining: toward quantifying resources and eco-efficiency', Environmental Science and Technology, 42, pp. 2624 - 2630

Saddler H; Diesendorf MO; Denniss R, 2007, 'Clean energy scenarios for Australia', Energy Policy Journal, 35, pp. 1245 - 1256,

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

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

Diesendorf MO, 2006, 'Wind power in Australia', International Journal of Environmental Studies, 63, pp. 765 - 776

Diesendorf MO, 2005, 'Comparison of Employment potential of the coal and wind power industries', International Journal of Environment, Workplace and Employment, 1, pp. 82 - 90,

Biswas W; Diesendorf MO; Bryce P, 2004, 'Can photovoltaic technology help attain sustainable rural development in Bangladesh?', Energy Policy Journal, 32, pp. 1199 - 1208

Riedy C; Diesendorf M, 2003, 'Financial subsidies to the Australian fossil fuel industry', Energy Policy, 31, pp. 125 - 137,

Biswas WK; Bryce P; Diesendorf M, 2001, 'Model for empowering rural poor through renewable energy technologies in Bangladesh', Environmental Science and Policy, 4, pp. 333 - 344,

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

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

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

Diesendorf M, 1998, 'Australian economic models of greenhouse abatement', Environmental Science and Policy, 1, pp. 1 - 12,

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, 31, pp. 158 - 169

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