The Turnbull government has slammed the door shut on an emissions intensity scheme for the electricity sector, in a demonstration of the power of the conservative forces in the Coalition.
Managers from carbon intensive companies are holding off on long term emissions strategies because of uncertainty around regulations and policies, new research finds.
Washington state's plan to create a carbon tax would make it a climate leader, but local environmental groups are fighting it. What gives?
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has decided to leave climate policy to the provinces, while forcing them to act.
It takes a lot of electricity to produce wine. If the industry wants to remain sustainable, it must place more emphasis on reducing energy use.
New research has found that carbon intensive companies have lost focus on reducing emissions under Direct Action, when compared with the carbon tax.
What did the Coalition promise during the campaign in 11 key policy areas, from health to infrastructure to jobs?
Climate has been something of a sleeper issue in this election. But a new survey suggests voters are keener for action now then they were when the carbon tax was making its way through parliament.
Climate change has won and lost elections in the past, and there's a distinct chill in the air this time around.
There's a wealth of climate policies to choose from this election – but what will they do electricity prices?
Renewable energy has had a rough time in Australia. Good climate policy could fix that.
A carbon tax on airline tickets might sound like a tricky sell, but many airlines already collect a similar levy to raise funds for developing world health initiatives.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a new "Clean Energy Innovation Fund". But will it generate much-needed investment in the sector?
The IMF wants a levy on ship and plane fuel, but that won't magically create low-carbon alternatives.
Even oil companies have started asking for a price on carbon, not least because it could help them avoid other, stricter forms of regulation.
Former NASA climate scientist James Hansen has come to the Paris climate talks to push his radical alternative to current carbon pricing schemes.
We must tackle the climate challenge by using economic tools to develop a consistent and equitable system for pricing carbon.
Environmental economists have long argued a carbon price is the best way to factor in the social cost of climate change. Did Obama effectively use a carbon price to nix the Keystone XL pipeline?
South Africa has sent a strong signal against tax evasion and is planning to introduce a carbon tax. There are also incentives for employers keen on taking inexperienced job seekers.
The VW emissions scandal gives governments every right to increase their supervisory role beyond regulation and to involve themselves to a much larger degree in economic activity.