Renewables form an ever-greater share of the electricity mix. But elsewhere in the energy sector – in transport, industry and buildings – emissions reduction is very slow.
When announcing financial penalties on Russia earlier this year, Biden hinted at the prospect of ‘further’ sanctions. An energy scholar explains what Biden may have meant.
The development strategy based on foreign investment in natural resources projects has not delivered economic growth or security. What’s needed is an inclusive vision based on local realities.
Chelsea and Manchester City have similar goals on and off the pitch.
None of Australia’s highest-emitting energy firms are fully or even closely aligned with global climate goals. Just one goes even partway, and five appeared to be taking no action at all.
As global oil consumption drops, oil companies are pivoting to petrochemicals, and could crowd out bio-based alternatives.
Government-owned firms are often branded as uncompetitive, stuck in the past and unable to truly innovate. But they’re sometimes better suited than private firms to drive new, clean technologies.
A global energy authority created a roadmap for the world to reach net-zero emissions by 2050. Meanwhile, Australia committed $600 million for a major new gas plant.
The Morrison government and South Australian government struck this landmark deal ahead of the Biden Summit last week. Let’s take a hard look at the good and bad bits.
The conflict has put a temporary lid on plans that have been in the making for more than a decade since rich liquefied natural gas reserves were discovered in the Rovuma Basin.
We discovered 11 (and probably more) new species of stygofauna living in water underground. These animals are usually blind, beautifully translucent and long-limbed.
Evidence is mounting that suggests a link between cooking with gas and asthma in children.
It reveals in alarming detail how gas emissions are cancelling out the gains won by Australia’s renewables boom, and uncovers misleading claims underpinning our gas-led economic recovery.
The trial represents the chance to demonstrate an internationally proven technology on Australian soil - turning human waste into a carbon neutral energy source.
More oil and gas wells risk becoming orphaned given the long-term downward trend in the industry.
COVID-19 pandemic has seen the Morrison government abandon long-held dogma on debt and deficits. But on climate and energy, it’s singing from the same old songbook.
You might think the more oxygen you breathe in the better. But too much oxygen can make you sick.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Angus Taylor
Michelle Grattan discusses the government's recently announced energy policy with Minister for Energy Angus Taylor
Under a rapidly changing climate, it’s not just about keeping the lights on. We not only want energy, but we want to breathe clean air, have enough food and live in a sustainable community.
With France on manoeuvres and Germany struggling to play peacemaker, Turkish-Greek relations are close to 1974 lows.