A solar-powered microgrid in India.
Abbie Trayler-Smith / Panos Pictures / UK Department for International Development
Developing countries need technical and financial aid to begin the transition to low-carbon energy now, not just pledges to invest in energy R&D with payoffs decades from now.
Road to nowhere?
Obama will decide on the Keystone pipeline before he leaves office, but despite marginal voter interest, it's an issue politicians on all sides will not let die.
On a knife edge. Winter strikes.
When cold weather hits, heating costs can be a matter of life and death. So why are community groups the front line and not government?
Is George Osborne deploying the 'Deep State' to secure a long-term nuclear arsenal for Britain?
Cooling enthusiasm. Is a key part of climate change mitigation going up in smoke?
A technology designed to reduce the effect of fossil fuels on the climate has received £1 bln in subsidies and has nothing to show for it.
Background briefing. How China has been given access to UK energy.
REUTERS/China Daily China Daily Information Corp - CDIC
The Chancellor has to face some hard scrutiny of a deal which would look like a communist coup under a Labour PM.
Change is coming for Australia’s energy sector. Time for our leaders to embrace it.
The key drivers for energy in the 21st century are managing climate change, shifting community concerns, and radical technology change.
An ancient form of energy: a wood pellet manufacturing facility in upstate New York.
The future of two key energy policies – the EPA's Clean Power Plan and Renewable Fuel Standard – will decide whether bioenergy will continue to grow in US or not.
That’s one way to reduce emissions and fight the big energy companies – but Corbyn has many other ideas.
Toby Melville / Reuters
His energy manifesto doesn't present 'old solutions to old problems' but provocative responses to increasingly urgent challenges.
The message from Germany.
What happens to energy policy when democracy takes a back seat -- and no one mentions the war.
The president’s plan attacks coal power – but won’t fix climate change.
Jim Lo Scalzo / EPA
After all the jubilation about the president's plan, it's time for a reality check.
The EPA Clean Power Plan imposes limits on power plants’ carbon emissions.
Poor Americans suffer disproportionately from higher energy prices. Energy policies should fund innovation to make low-carbon energy cheaper.
Is the sun setting on Britain’s energy ambitions?
In the long run a shift from renewables to fossil fuels will make it harder to reach emissions targets and will harm the UK's international standing.
These people are angry – but most are indifferent.
Andy Rain / EPA
Personalised energy services would stop everyone getting ripped off.
It always seems impossible until it’s done.
There's no point promoting renewable technology if all the power still resides with fossil fuel firms.
The sun is setting on UK wind power – or is that a new dawn?
The proposed Energy Bill ends wind power subsidies and toughens planning regulations. But it's not all bad news for the industry.
Greens leader Natalie Bennett at the party’s manifesto launch.
Our experts review the evidence behind the Green Party's big ticket policies.
The massive Ivanpah Solar Power Facility in California was partially funded by a large Department of Energy loan guarantee yet the policy has been harshly criticized.
The world needs new energy technologies to meet global demand and slow emissions. Government plays an outside role in energy so what policies work best for innovation?
Scottish energy: The status quo is not an option!
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Wrinkles in the EU plan to drive innovation?
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