Academic experts on how the humble car could evolve to become an unlikely hero in the global fight against climate change.
Electricity consumption will grow as more people switch to electric cars – but this could drive up emissions, unless power is sourced from renewables.
A year ago, Doug Ford’s election was seen as a harbinger of a populist realignment in Ontario and Canadian politics. Now polls suggest Ford has abysmally low personal approval ratings.
South Africa could become a test bed of technologies that enable households, especially in remote areas, to join electricity trading markets.
Solar and wind can't deliver power on demand. But overbuilding solar and wind, and simply dumping unneeded energy, would go a long way to smoothing out those bumps, study finds.
Japan's global influence has waned in recent years. Showing that renewables can decouple emissions from economic success could help the country find its niche and spark a race to power the Earth.
Transitioning to renewable energy will cost us something, but the benefits far outweigh the price.
The current system drives social injustice and environmental destruction, a new approach to address both is called for.
A new federal program aims to reduce diesel-dependency in remote Indigenous communities. But are these communities able to do this on their own terms?
More electric vehicles and renewable energy means more mining for resources. Unless industry adopts cleaner habits urgently, the environment faces more damage.
The UK has made huge progress in decarbonising its energy mix, but the hard work has just begun.
Twelve power projects are in the running for federal government dollars: six pumped hydro, five gas and one coal. It's clear which one shouldn't be on the list, for economic and environmental reasons.
South Africa isn't having an honest debate about proposals to fix its power utility Eskom, and the role that renewables might play.
Small-scale renewable energy projects can power rural areas not connected to the main grid. But investors may hesitate if future electrification remains unpredictable.
Even before the British billionaire invested US$1 billion in making the region 'climate-smart,' Jamaica, Barbados and Dominica were pioneering a renewable energy boom in the Caribbean.
In sub-Saharan Africa there are more people with mobile phones than access to electricity, and their data could be useful.
Everything you need to know about pumped hydro.
The blockchain is creating new opportunities for the electricity sector. The December 2018 Energy Market Barometers looks at where experts think the technology is heading.
Natural gas supplies are growing, but so are other markets for it besides power generation.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.