Malcolm Turnbull has raised the prospect of new ‘clean coal’ generators – despite the fact investors don’t want to go into coal.
Whether it’s the awkward politics of preferences for One Nation or the extremely complex policy conundrum of improving Australia’s energy security, the Turnbull government’s default position is to attack…
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Republicans have decided to deliberately give a green light to secret and potentially corrupt deals abroad.
Better managing how we use electricity in our homes will reduce pressure on the grid, and reduce the need for more power stations.
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Fossil fuel advocates claim only coal and gas can deliver cheap and reliable energy, and renewables are synonymous with sustainability. But demand management can solve all three problems.
Turnbull highlighted problems with the intermittency of renewable energy.
Prime minister Malcolm Turnbull has set out a strong vision for Australia's energy policy, but there are many challenges ahead.
Will 2017 be the year Australia sorts out its energy policy?
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The goals are clear: clean, cheap, reliable energy. But no-one can agree how we get there.
Renewable energy targets were a controversial topic at a recent COAG meeting between the Prime Minister, State Premiers and Territory Chief Ministers.
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In the absence of strong federal action on climate change, many states have developed their own climate and energy policies.
The uncovering of Seoul’s Cheonggye stream, which was once covered by a highway, shows the kind of initiatives cities can take.
From citizens who sit on the boards of energy companies to neighbourhoods that help fund local wind farms, community action is critical to the environmental movement.
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An America that drills more, and imports less, could mean Opec no longer gets to call the shots.
Solar power generation is experiencing rapid growth.
Renewable energy could be considered a central part of Malcolm Turnbull's innovation 'ideas boom'.
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Nearly 5m tonnes of coal will soon be shipped through the Sundarbans each year.
ARENA part-funded the Broken Hill solar plant in New South Wales, which opened this year.
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is facing a $1.3 billion budget chop as part of the federal government's savings measures. But sacrifice the lead agency for green energy development
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The EU can't be too tough on Erdogan as it relies on his nation's pipelines and shipping routes.
Blowing in the wind.
A five point plan to give Britain an approach which tackles climate change while fostering growth.
Building enough solar panels will be much easier if energy efficiency policy is ramped up at the same time.
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There's a wider trend towards linking the energy and climate portfolios, and not before time – the race is on towards a low-carbon economy, and joined-up policy gets faster results.
Australia’s power policies still aren’t heading in quite the right direction.
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Australia's energy policy has lost its way over the past couple of decades, which is unfortunate because the challenges – to move to a low-carbon economy without high prices – have never been tougher.
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These countries are well-positioned to lead the way from fossil fuels to low-carbon energy.
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Energy isolation would be more expensive and less secure.
Trinidad and Tobago is no longer the liquid petroleum gas export powerhouse it once was.
Ghana could learn a great deal from Trinidad and Tobago about how to manage its energy sector – and about what pitfalls to avoid.
Coal Washer, Clay County, Kentucky, 2007.
The U.S. coal industry is rapidly losing jobs and market share to lower-carbon energy sources. Here we examine what kind of aid can help mining communities transition to a post-coal future.
Solar downtown: state-level policies led to a surge in solar adoption and energy efficiency measures in the late 2000s.
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States and regions are taking the lead on climate change action and, so far, are seeing economic and environmental benefits.