India is deepening its ties with Africa. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the India-Africa summit in New Delhi.
India is pursuing numerous energy interests in Mozambique, where many people are without energy access. But this has come with a high carbon output.
Loosening their grip. Will markets exit oil like they edged away from tobacco?
Efforts to break our financial addiction to the energy sector might find useful lessons in the slow decline of tobacco.
Will the EU reveal its true face?
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After being quietly ignored at Copenhagen 2009, these talks are a big challenge for the EU.
A solar water heating unit on the roof of a home in Kuyasa outside Cape Town. South Africa has a long way to go to get people off the grid and onto solar heating.
Africa is blessed with an abundance of sunshine.Given the heavy demand for energy, alternatives, such as solar, could provide solutions and help stimulate economic growth.
Australia can balance energy, water and food needs with the environment.
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We have all the tools to achieve economic growth and environmental sustainability - we just have to choose to use them.
Part of the coal loading facility at Kooragang Island, NSW.
The Academy says it will withdraw "millions of dollars" from investments in environmentally sensitive activities, primarily in energy and mining companies.
Nanotechnology that can detect illnesses will become available next year.
A novel approach to detect bacterial infections in 10-15 minutes is expected to become commercially available next year.
VW issues are a reflection of wider regulatory problems.
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If we even can't secure reliable data on car emissions then environmental regulators throughout the world are in trouble.
Solar energy is key to development in African countires.
Integrated research is key to sustainable development, which helps Africa resolve its energy woes.
Low carbon choices such as solar power are essential for the African continent, if it intends to stop the harmful global warming effects.
For the sake of mitigating climate change, the African continent needs to make low carbon energy choices.
The new Labour leader has been pilloried for extolling public ownership. In fact, he's bang on trend.
Change is coming for Australia’s energy sector. Time for our leaders to embrace it.
The key drivers for energy in the 21st century are managing climate change, shifting community concerns, and radical technology change.
When we talk about saving water, we also need to talk about saving energy. The two are inextricably linked
Windmill John / Tidal Steam
Imagine a wind turbine, but underwater, not fixed to the seabed, and able to work 24/7.
All that precious heat is going to waste.
Heat should be valued, preserved and put to use
Virgin territory. Sunrise over the Arctic resources battleground.
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The economic viability of extracting oil from the frozen north might be doubtful, but the geopolitical significance could be massive.
Gas may no longer be the most economic way to heat your home.
Eastern Australia's gas market is rapidly changing, driven by the first exports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Queensland. And this is affecting the whole supply chain, from gas producers, to the way we use gas in our homes.
Ka-ching! The sound most countries heard when news of the nuclear deal with Iran broke.
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Most countries welcomed the deal as they jockey to boost trade with the Islamic Republic and gain from the eventual end of sanctions.
National priorities can help focus our research efforts.
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The nine science and research priorities will help focus and coordinate our efforts, and aid government departments in supporting the future of Australian science.
Each lump is an effective – if dirty – primary battery.
Fancy new battery technology is great – but still far off the scale required to put a serious dent in carbon usage.