The U.S. coal industry is rapidly losing jobs and market share to lower-carbon energy sources. Here we examine what kind of aid can help mining communities transition to a post-coal future.
States and regions are taking the lead on climate change action and, so far, are seeing economic and environmental benefits.
It was a successful summit for Europe – at least on paper.
Developing countries need technical and financial aid to begin the transition to low-carbon energy now, not just pledges to invest in energy R&D with payoffs decades from now.
Obama will decide on the Keystone pipeline before he leaves office, but despite marginal voter interest, it's an issue politicians on all sides will not let die.
When cold weather hits, heating costs can be a matter of life and death. So why are community groups the front line and not government?
Is George Osborne deploying the 'Deep State' to secure a long-term nuclear arsenal for Britain?
A technology designed to reduce the effect of fossil fuels on the climate has received £1 bln in subsidies and has nothing to show for it.
The Chancellor has to face some hard scrutiny of a deal which would look like a communist coup under a Labour PM.
The key drivers for energy in the 21st century are managing climate change, shifting community concerns, and radical technology change.
The future of two key energy policies – the EPA's Clean Power Plan and Renewable Fuel Standard – will decide whether bioenergy will continue to grow in US or not.
His energy manifesto doesn't present 'old solutions to old problems' but provocative responses to increasingly urgent challenges.
What happens to energy policy when democracy takes a back seat -- and no one mentions the war.
After all the jubilation about the president's plan, it's time for a reality check.
Poor Americans suffer disproportionately from higher energy prices. Energy policies should fund innovation to make low-carbon energy cheaper.
In the long run a shift from renewables to fossil fuels will make it harder to reach emissions targets and will harm the UK's international standing.
Personalised energy services would stop everyone getting ripped off.
There's no point promoting renewable technology if all the power still resides with fossil fuel firms.
The proposed Energy Bill ends wind power subsidies and toughens planning regulations. But it's not all bad news for the industry.
Our experts review the evidence behind the Green Party's big ticket policies.