Ketan Joshi, The Guardian

Ketan Joshi

The Guardian

Sydney, NSW, Australia

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Past articles by Ketan:

Russia’s murderous regime is propped up by oil and gas – Australia and the world must switch

The atrocities against Ukraine have to be stopped. Dismantling and replacing the fossil fuel system that funds the war is a good place to start → Read More

Don’t Look Up: four climate experts on the polarising disaster film

Critics haven’t been kind to Adam McKay’s eco-satire, but many climate experts are lauding it. Here four give their views → Read More

In Australia’s climate wars, delay and deception are the new denial

Now that they can no longer pretend the climate crisis isn’t real, big emitters and their enablers are making all of the right noises – and taking none of the right actions → Read More

Scott Morrison’s net zero modelling reveals a slow, lazy and shockingly irresponsible approach to ‘climate action’

The modelling was delayed until the final Friday of COP26 to avoid embarrassment. But it’s even worse than expected → Read More

News Corp’s turnaround on climate crisis is a greenwash

The company won’t change until it understands the grave damage it has done with its ugly legacy of denialist reporting → Read More

Australia was the first casualty of the big blackout lie blaming wind power – the US could be next

As climate impacts intensify, power grids stuffed with ageing fossil fuel infrastructure crumble → Read More

Australia Burned Under a Haze of Misinformation Earlier This Year. The U.S. Is Next.

In January, I watched Australia burn from a distance, gripped with anxiety and sadness. Only a few months after I moved to Norway, the most terrifying firestorms the country has ever encountered tore through the land. The sky grew blood red. The pollution from particulates broke records. Towns were razed,... → Read More

Power to the people: why clean energy must give more Australians a slice of the pie

Australians are far more welcoming of change than we expect, and are furious at having been shut out of being direct participants → Read More

Angus Taylor's 'tech, not taxes' approach is likely to create more problems than it solves

It shifts the focus away from cheap, effective emissions reductions and towards expensive, ineffective measures → Read More

Something else is out of control in Australia: climate disaster denialism

Myths about the bushfires grow online before being voiced by the rightwing press and politicians, says climate science expert Ketan Joshi → Read More

South Australia’s blackout has become a political talisman

South Australian wind farms didn’t create a blackout because the winds were too low, or because the winds were too high. → Read More

Commentators who don't understand the grid should butt out of the battery debate

Criticising South Australia’s battery for not meeting peak demand is akin to raging at your smartphone because it can’t send a fax → Read More

Caring about climate change: it's time to build a bridge between data and emotion

Seeing the span of our children’s lives laid over a climate projection graph slices through the boredom that comes with climate apathy → Read More

Think windfarms are ugly? It's not only a matter of perception, but policy too

We will meet renewable energy targets largely with wind. But community attitudes and acceptance rely on a number of factors beyond mere aesthetics → Read More

For a horrible glimpse into Australia's dark future, look to Trump's views on coal

The ugly end of decarbonisation is being yanked in different directions by political messaging, in both the US and Australia → Read More

J.J. Abrams Nixed A Very Weird Prequel Reference In The Force Awakens

Star Wars: The Force Awakens didn’t completely shy away from prequel talk; one of the film’s oddest lines is Kylo Ren joking with General ... → Read More

Google's Next Futuristic Self-Driving Car Is A Chrysler Minivan

After months (and months and months) of rumours, including one rumour that it was partnering with Ford, Google’s self-driving car is going into ... → Read More

Your Shitty Brain Is Scared Of Invisible Stuff For No Reason

You’re not often aware of it, but there’s bloatware embedded in the operating system between your ears. Occasionally, it’s useful, but for ... → Read More

This Keyboard Is *Just* For Flight Sim Nerds

Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X was an awesome game nine years ago, but it has enjoyed continued success from a dedicated fanbase — the kin... → Read More

How Will Electricity Work In 2115?

With the exception of Matt Damon, who is almost certainly stranded on another planet right now, it’s impossible you’ve missed the flurry of politi... → Read More