But electric vehicles will pose a significant challenge over the next decade.
The development of a hydrogen charging station has made it possible to run vehicles without producing greenhouse gases.
Research has found that wind turbines decrease property values in Ontario, but only when the community is opposed to their presence.
We asked climate researchers to peer through the smog and highlight some positive stories from 2018.
Robins are a much loved Christmas icon, but wind turbines installed in their habitat are affecting their song, with worrying consequences.
The average consumerist suburban lifestyle is unsustainable. But what if affluent suburbanites and battlers alike ditch the rat race and embrace economic 'degrowth'? Here's how it might unfold.
Multiple studies have found the overall impact on labor markets to be minor, even if some workers will need new career paths.
An energy transmission network between Australia and Indonesia could help both nations achieve 100% renewable electricity by 2050.
Indian mining firm Adani has announced scaled-down plans for its planned Queensland coal mine, which it will now fund itself. But there are still many questions hanging over the project.
Making the transition to a sustainable energy future also means ensuring that affected communities - such as Australia's coal workers - aren't left by the wayside.
The UK's "illegal" backup power subsidy scheme effectively subsidised fossil fuel power generation. Lets use the hiatus to build a more flexible, low carbon energy system.
The Labor Party's newly announced energy policy could finally set Australia's electricity sector on the path to a renewables-driven future. But policies are still needed to cut emissions elsewhere.
In order to address a warming planet over the medium and long-term, climate policy must be designed to be adaptable and indeed attractive to those across the political spectrum.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford's Conservative govenment is showing interventionist tendencies that undermine its free-market claims.
But many new governors and members of Congress intend to take action on climate change.
The idea of a renewable energy transition is exciting. It opens up space to think about enhancing democracy and decolonization.
France, Germany and other European countries are increasing their use of renewable energy sources as well as storage solutions to help overcome their intermittent nature.
The announcement of a new fast-charging network to link the major east coast cities will do much to encourage motorists to buy electric cars. But the power utilities need to get on board too.
South Africa's sunshine and coastlines are ideal for renewable energy generation but the country's struggling to take advantage of this.
There are some good explanations for the mismatch between regional support for climate action and the areas where renewable energy is making the biggest inroads.