Dealing with fossil fuels means working out how to deal with shared resources. While economists might argue that we tend to selfishness, psychology offers another way.
Phasing out fossils fuels would go a long way to stopping dangerous climate change – but it might be harder than we thought.
The global economy is already unsustainable – let alone if it gets bigger.
Peabody, the world's largest private coal company, has filed for bankruptcy, symbolising the world's swing away from coal.
Global average sea level has risen by about 17 cm between 1900 and 2005, but we didn't know how much of that was due to us, until now.
Woodside's deferral of its floating gas project in Western Australia is just the latest blow low oil prices have dealt the industry.
Small nuclear reactors are one step closer to powering the UK's future energy requirements.
Fossil fuel emissions are slowing, but another major climate problem is becoming clear: food production.
Clean energy in Africa is certainly a possibility despite those in the fossil fuel industry believing this not to be true.
Do fossil fuels need saving from efforts to combat climate change? The Australian government seems to think so, but that sort of thinking is out of date.
Just because we've got electric supercars, doesn't mean it's the only way to a greener future.
With the public’s confidence in the news media wavering, it's a tough line to toe.
Under the Paris climate agreement, Australia has stated that it will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 26-28% by 2030 compared to 2005 levels. How will we achieve this?
Despite its vital role in the development of Australia's economy, the future of coal looks grim in a world aiming to limit warming to below 2℃.
The Paris Agreement is an extraordinary achievement. But there is much work to be done to ensure global warming does not exceed dangerous levels.
The Paris Agreement will leave activists demanding direct action on fossil fuels and energy market reform.
Even oil companies have started asking for a price on carbon, not least because it could help them avoid other, stricter forms of regulation.
Collapse porn. Apocalyptica. Eco-rapture. A growing genre of environmental writing that sees endless economic growth as the enemy.
Companies in the fossil fuel business are coming up with ways to green their image - including sponsoring the Paris climate summit.
With the main UN climate negotiations grinding along elsewhere in the building, Al Gore told a packed side event about his vision for a low-carbon economy.