The fourth episode of our podcast takes on fuel – from Olympic diets to conflict over oil in the Niger Delta.
South Australia's recent electricity price spike has seen calls for more gas. But Australia already has plenty.
The Greens have successfully cast themselves as the party of climate science. But to hit their climate goals they may need to become even more radical, by embracing technologies like nuclear power.
A year ago Pope Francis called for better protection for the environment. Now Catholic institutions look poised for widespread divestment from fossil fuels.
From formation to export, the key facts and figures.
Millions of people live without access to electricity. Now it's a battle between coal and renewables to bring cheap power.
The broad principle of companies, government bodies and universities divesting from oil, gas and coal companies is sound. But its application needs more sophistication.
La Trobe University is the first Australian university to commit to divesting fully from fossil fuels, but will it have any impact?
There's a wealth of climate policies to choose from this election – but what will they do electricity prices?
We have the technology to phase out fossil fuels, but it will take more than that.
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 The Australian government seems to think so, but that sort of thinking is out of date.