The governing body for our energy market has just missed a major opportunity to modernise our electricity networks.
Skirmishes over funding for renewable energy research are just the latest battle in a saga that stretches back to the early 1980s – years before the public became widely aware of the climate threat.
New research has found that carbon intensive companies have lost focus on reducing emissions under Direct Action, when compared with the carbon tax.
Many households in New South Wales, South Australia and Victoria will lose their subsidies for solar power this year.
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.
The federal election campaign has highlighted the very different visions of Australia’s renewable energy future held by the major parties.
The ups and downs of climate policy since the 2013 federal election.
Victoria has announced a renewable energy target of 40% by 2025.
There's a wealth of climate policies to choose from this election – but what will they do electricity prices?
Over the past year Australia's greenhouse gas emissions from electricity rose 2.7%.
Australia has been mired in climate confusion for years - as reflected by its underwhelming performance at last year's Paris climate summit. Here's how to get things back on an even keel.
Renewable energy has had a rough time in Australia. Good climate policy could fix that.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced a new "Clean Energy Innovation Fund". But will it generate much-needed investment in the sector?
Australia's greenhouse emissions are once again rising, after a decade of consistent declines. But the right policies are already in place to turn things around - they just need to be ramped up.
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?
Updated forecasts from CSIRO suggest electricity prices will continue to rise as more renewable energy enters the grid.
The Greens have backed a renewable energy goal of 90% by 2030. With wind and solar getting cheaper all the time, it's an achievable challenge.
New funding for large-scale solar could be backing a winner, but only with the right leadership.
Victoria's solar will soon get a mere 5 cents for power they send to the grid. But is that a fair price?
Ramping up investment in renewable energy would put Australia on a footing with competitors such as China, Germany and California, which are set to reap the economic benefits of this emerging sector.