It's a revolution taking place in the fog of the Daintree rainforest, the shallows of our coastal waters and in the desert heat of the Birdsville track.
Most importantly it's taking place in the hearts and minds of our leading researchers and developers.
This is the hopeful portrait painted by The Future Makers, a new documentary focussing on Australia's leading role in developing clean energy solutions for our troubled planet....
....After all the grim predictions about our environment it's refreshing to see the remarkable idealism that exists in this field.
All of the scientists featured are excited, and with good reason.
Their creations are on the verge of being adopted around the world, with the potential to radically reduce carbon emissions and stabilise the world's climate......
....One of the more interesting ideas explored is that of biomimicry - using the forms and designs found in nature as inspiration for new technology.
Amazing footage of marine tests shows us tidal power devices that mimic the sway of plants on the ocean floor and the glide of a fish through the sea.
Both these inventions could become the basis of 'wave farms' with the capability of providing power for thousands of homes....