With gas prices high, coal-fired power has been increasing, which is bad news for carbon emissions.
Australia has the third largest marine jurisdiction in the world, a vast ocean territory that contains important natural and biological resources. And it needs protecting.
Energy companies shouldn't rely on government regulation to protect them from the growing disruption from renewables and increased consumer control.
Victoria will permanently ban unconventional gas, and extend a moratorium on onshore gas until 2020.
The recent meeting of Australia's energy ministers had a major focus on gas in our power sector.
South Australia's recent electricity price spike has seen calls for more gas. But Australia already has plenty.
The electricity market that covers most of Australia is designed to have periods of high prices, to attract new generators. But there may be better ways to encourage electricity investment.
The EU can't be too tough on Erdogan as it relies on his nation's pipelines and shipping routes.
Australia is missing out on revenue from some gas projects because the petroleum resource rent tax doesn't apply.
Australia's energy policy has lost its way over the past couple of decades, which is unfortunate because the challenges – to move to a low-carbon economy without high prices – have never been tougher.
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.
Ghana could learn a great deal from Trinidad and Tobago about how to manage its energy sector – and about what pitfalls to avoid.
Coal seam gas may not be responsible for a flaming river in Queensland, but it still raises uncomfortable questions.
Phasing out fossils fuels would go a long way to stopping dangerous climate change – but it might be harder than we thought.
Over the past year Australia's greenhouse gas emissions from electricity rose 2.7%.
Woodside's deferral of its floating gas project in Western Australia is just the latest blow low oil prices have dealt the industry.
Longannet, the last coal-fired power plant in Scotland, has closed. It might be good news for climate change, but it also signals major problems ahead.
Woodside's decision to shelve its $40 billion Browse project off Western Australia's north is not a disaster, but it does highlight some areas where the gas industry needs to get much smarter.
There's a bunfight about whether local or national government should call the shots when it comes to fracking.
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.