Research Fellow, College of Engineering and Computer Science, Australian National University
Hedda Ransan-Cooper is a researcher interested in the intersections between everyday life and global processes of change as they relate to sustainability problems and governance.Her current research combines a range of interests as researcher and project coordinator for the CONSORT project - an ARENA funded trial of renewable technology on Bruny Island, Tasmania. In this role, she is seeking to understand how people relate to a package of technology involving distributed, smart grid solar and battery resources.
Opposition to coal seam gas (CSG) in Australia is remarkable. CSG proposals mostly affecting rural areas have spawned hundreds of opposition groups across the country. Some are now household names, like Lock the Gate and...