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.
Where do sky-high energy costs come from? Energy companies who build unnecessary infrastructure, passing on the cost to consumers and making a profit.
With TransCanada's decision to cancel the Energy East pipeline project Canada's energy policies are under attack.
Time's up for the internal combustion engine.
Talk of the government preparing to 'walk away' from the Clean Energy Target proposal is unnecessarily cynical.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry has proposed to reward coal plants for stockpiling fuel onsite – allegedly making the power system more reliable. Two economists give this idea a failing grade.
Environmental law and natural resource experts respond to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's proposals to shrink four national monuments and allow logging, fishing and other activities in six more.
The price of renewable energy will fall significantly relative to new-build coal in coming decades, making an all-renewable electricity system more desirable, both economically and environmentally.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has blamed gas exports for rising energy costs, breaking with a party room determined to find renewables guilty.
Amid news that solar power capacity will outstrip nuclear by 2018, what do those assertions really mean?
The energy debate in Australia is making daily headlines. This glossary of the energy debate is our attempt to decipher the language behind the debate in simple terms.
We need to remember that baseload coal power stations won't help cope with peak demand – the issue that will determine whether people in elevators are trapped by a sudden blackout, per Barnaby Joyce.
The energy market operator has warned of possible future electricity shortages – but only if everything stays frozen as it is now.