Electricity consumption will grow as more people switch to electric cars – but this could drive up emissions, unless power is sourced from renewables.
South Africa could become a test bed of technologies that enable households, especially in remote areas, to join electricity trading markets.
South Africa will introduce the carbon tax which should be used to ensure benefits to poor communities.
When it comes to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from transport, the future is already here on small islands.
Everything you need to know – where it is, the environmental impact, Indigenous land rights issues and actual profitability – of the Adani Carmichael coal mine in one simple interactive.
Transitioning to renewable energy will cost us something, but the benefits far outweigh the price.
Labor's policies have to get a lot more ambitious if they want to see real reductions in emissions.
Frydenberg said the decision was made at a meeting on Tuesday night of Morrison, Cormann and himself. He indicated it was about smoothing the passage of the measure through the parliament.
Labor would aim for a new threshold under a revamp of the existing safeguards mechanism of 25,000 tonnes of direct CO2 pollution annually, which would be phased in after consultation with industry.
As the government dropped news of the payment Labor signalled that if elected, there will be another budget in August.
Deep Saini speaks to Michelle Grattan about the week in politics.
Small-scale renewable energy projects can power rural areas not connected to the main grid. But investors may hesitate if future electrification remains unpredictable.
Canadians would be better served by a calmer and better-informed debate over the specifics of Bill C-69 than what we have been seeing over the past few weeks.
Washington, California and Florida are mulling a permanent switch to DST. Proponents say that doing so could improve health, save energy and prevent crime.
The money will extend the Emissions Reduction Fund, set up under the Abbott government's “direct action” program, which at present has only $226 million uncommitted in it.
It's too soon for South Africa to start counting its chickens over the recent offshore gas find by global energy giant Total.
South Africa's president has committed to structural reforms in the energy sector.
Summer is here and the chance of blackouts is higher than normal. But the cause is unlikely to be the power station. The problem is usually much closer to home – in the local poles and wires.
The government wants the power to break up power companies if they keep prices high. There's little to suggest it would achieve much.
The oil-exporting organization may have mustered the political will to cut production, but its disunity remains intact.