Last year was a vicious one for climate and energy politics. And with a South Australian election and various other federal decisions in the offing, 2018 looks like being similarly rancorous.
To achieve universal energy access by 2030, the UN says Senegal must double its electrification rate.
Blockchain technology could be applied to our energy grids to make them smarter, and turn energy consumers into producers.
Trump administration rollbacks dominated news about the environment in 2017 – but beyond Washington D.C., many researchers are developing innovative visions for a greener future.
Diatoms' tricks may offer new insights that keep solar cell energy running efficiently and robustly throughout their processes.
The government's handshake deal with gas suppliers may have stopped the market plunging off a cliff, but it's not doing much more.
Despite the hype around electric vehicles, sales in most nations, including Canada, remain stagnant. Policy support in California and Norway have helped boost sales.
Much of Australia's energy debate is centred around 'models' of various policies. But how do they work? And what can they really tell us?
The legacy of the dirtiest of fuels – coal – has the potential to deliver a low carbon energy future.
We can make up 70% of Australia's projected gas shortfall simply by improving energy efficiency and sensible use of gas alternatives.
Here's what it means for Queensland, Australia and the world if the mine goes ahead.
A recent report claims that Australia's energy can reliably come from 50% renewable sources by 2030. But arguing over renewable levels distracts from a paucity of policy.
In the decades ahead, our mineral supply will still need to double or triple to meet the demand for electric vehicles and other renewable energy technology.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma seems to be making a final push to secure the nuclear power deal before his tenure comes to an end. But it won't be easy.
Kenya's inadequate electricity supply is due to an over-reliance on hydropower, high energy and infrastructure costs.
With better access to energy, women in developing nations could spend more time working or in school. But Energy Secretary Rick Perry's claim that fossil fuels improve women's lives misses the mark.
Canada ratified the Paris agreement on climate change, but it hasn't yet filled the leadership void left by the United States. Time is running out.
Kerry Schott says the states and territories will have a degree of flexibility in how they legislate on emissions reduction targets.
More than 200 remote communities in Canada rely on diesel fuel for energy. Cleaner options could fuel a better quality of life.
Energy companies routinely cut off service to vulnerable people who experience energy poverty. Here's how to fix the problem.