The US is gradually shifting to lower-carbon energy sources, but the COVID-19 pandemic, an oil price crash and a likely recession are big speed bumps.
New research shows how deeply entrenched "us" and "them" attitudes make it much harder to make a fair energy transition.
Just as thermal coal can be replaced with clean energy from renewables, we can use low-emissions steel manufacturing to phase out metallurgical coal.
A new study takes an innovative approach to reducing fine particle air pollution and spotlights key sources: factories that burn coal and oil, petrochemical plants and burning wood for home heating.
Anthony Albanese will commit a Labor government to adopting a target of zero net emissions by 2050, in a speech titled “Leadership in a New Climate” to be delivered on Friday.
The internal chaos of the Nationals has continued into the second week of parliament. With the minor party of the Coalition deeply split, the future of the government is uncertain.
In time Australia's AAA credit rating will be at risk.
Zimbabwe's energy policy needs to be reconsidered if the country's electricity shortage is to be resolved.
There is a golden opportunity for South Africa to transition from being a key contributor to global warming to becoming a key contributor to global emissions reductions.
Britain greets a new decade with substantially cleaner electricity, but challenges lie ahead to decarbonise its transport and heating.
The digital economy is taking off. So are the greenhouse gas emissions, electronic waste and pollution associated with it.
Coal and gas have been proposed as a way to make 'clean' hydrogen. But that road is full of challenges.
In the same decade we are supposed to be cutting emissions under the Paris goals, our coal production is projected to increase by 34%.
Economic and political trends are driving a shift away from coal. What kind of assistance do coal workers and communities need?
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.
On the issue of a retreat from coal, Albanese is trying to walk both sides of the highway by wandering down the middle.
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”.
Sulfur contaminates gasoline and coal, and when these fuels are burned, sulfur dioxide is emitted, causing pollution and respiratory issues. Now there may be a new, cheaper way to remove it.
New analysis revealed less than half the extra pumped hydro capacity promised by Snowy 2.0 can be delivered. There is now overwhelming evidence the project should be put on hold.
Labor will not win an election by cozying up to coal or weakening its climate target. Instead, it must find the common ground uniting workers in the cities and the regions - job insecurity.