New technologies that can help us to meet climate change targets are struggling to see the light of day. Incentives need to be fixed, and carbon pricing is at the heart of the matter.
Australia’s LNG exports have driven domestic gas prices higher.
AAP Image/Origin Energy
With gas prices high, coal-fired power has been increasing, which is bad news for carbon emissions.
Wind and solar power can be intermittent. Should our usage be too?
Christopher Pyne, Malcolm Turnbull and Steven Marshall have all spoken out on renewables in South Australia.
Storage is the issue politicians must deal with if we are to transition away from coal and gas based power generation.
South Africa is one of the top ten wine producing countries in the world.
It takes a lot of electricity to produce wine. If the industry wants to remain sustainable, it must place more emphasis on reducing energy use.
China’s State Grid Corporation was hoping to add a majority stake in Ausgrid to its growing global network.
Energy markets are increasingly global, with growing security issues. Disengaging is not the answer.
The perfect stride of Mo Farah.
Elite athletes run differently to us mere mortals, but there's nothing to stop you stealing a few of their techniques.
Need a tiny amount of energy? These microorganisms can help.
Blowing in the wind.
A five point plan to give Britain an approach which tackles climate change while fostering growth.
Double time: Josh Frydenberg has added environment to his energy portfolio.
AAP Image/Mick Tsikas
Will merging the environment and energy portfolios result in joined-up thinking, or one set of ideas steamrollering the other?
The rays of hope are there, if you look for them.
Marcelo del Pozo/Reuters
Amid the gloom, here are some hopeful signs that we can meet our climate obligations.
There are plenty of ways to cut energy use, especially in old houses.
AAP Image/Paul Miller
There are loads of things you can do to cut your energy bills - and many don't involve stumping up any cash up-front at all.
Controlling our homes with the tap of an app may have hidden energy costs.
Smart home image from www.shutterstock.com
Our homes are getting smarter and more connected – but at what cost to energy use?
Climate change is forcing some hard decisions when it comes to water use: energy or food production?
OPEC can’t stop the flow.
OPEC has been declared dead in recent months as the group of oil-exporters has been unable to agree on a plan to stabilize the market. But was it really ever alive in the first place?
Get ready to wow them…
While some companies get fined £18m, others have learned to "wow" the punters when things go wrong.
High impact usage. Lightning strikes Toronto.
A place for everyone, and everyone in their place. A guide for how you can help build a sustainable energy future.
Rwanda has ambitious plans to improve its electricity output in the next few years.
Rwanda has adopted a number of plans to improve its electricity output. There are valuable lessons other African countries can learn from it.
Video streaming services such as iPlayer need ‘green’ software, too.
Software is eating everything in this online, digital world. We need to design code that uses as little energy as possible.
Solar panels on a Walmart roof, Mountain View, California.
Solar power has enormous potential, but provides only about one percent of world electricity today. An engineer explains the many steps it takes to make solar panels that are efficient, clean and cheap.