Long term climate targets are meaningless without concrete action. Here's what the plans of the UK's two biggest parties mean for the planet.
The most vulnerable people bear the brunt of an ineffective energy system that prioritises profit over the consumer.
From wage growth to renewable energy to religion, projections are being treated as predictions. We'd be better off insisting on genuine forecasts.
As the share of renewable energies in the energy mix rises, policymakers must understand how renewable energies can influence electricity prices.
It's not clear whether South Africa's president can coordinate his ministers in a way that provides clarity about dealing with the country's energy crisis.
Labor leader Anthony Albanese will emphasise his party's pro-business stance in a speech on Tuesday, departing from Bill Shorten's criticism of the “top end of town”.
Australia's renewables revolution proves that there's cause for hope in our emissions reduction goals. But we cannot rest on our laurels.
How are oil companies positioning themselves for a post-carbon world? So far, cautiously.
Nuclear waste is dangerous, will outlast our civilisation and needs to be dealt with as safely as possible.
The federal government this week heralded Australia's renewable energy performance. But the outlook leaves little cause for celebration.
State renewable energy targets have been driving energy investment in Australia. 'Where and when' the generation and transmission build occurs varies substantially under a national approach.
China wages 'war on air pollution', but turning away from fossil fuels towards natural gas has its challenges.
Electricity consumption will grow as more people switch to electric cars – but this could drive up emissions, unless power is sourced from renewables.
Almost 80 million Nigerians do not have access to electricity and its erratic supply is costing the economy an estimated $29 billion annually. Nigeria's abundant sunlight could be the solution.
When it comes to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from transport, the future is already here on small islands.
A rapid transition from fossil fuels is possible by targeting the 'tipping points' in our political and economic systems.
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.
Far from being wiped off the map as was once predicted, Whyalla is coming back in an unlikely way, as potentially Australia's biggest steel producer powered almost entirely by renewable energy.
South Africa needs a policy that drives growth and positions if for the 21st Century.
South Australia's energy prices have gone up as more renewables entered the market – but prices would have gone up even more without them.