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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, pp. 102907,

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,

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, pp. 106726,

Diesendorf M, 2020, 'COVID-19 and economic recovery in compliance with climate targets', Global Sustainability, 3, pp. e36,

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,

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

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,

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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