Every few years, the idea of using gas to transition to a zero-emissions economy seems to re-emerge. Woodside’s Burrup Hub proposal shows why it’s still a bad move.
As we face mounting job losses, taxpayers have a right to anticipate that the government’s investments will be strategically sound.
The Niger Delta oil conflict requires broad consultation and effective dialogue between communities, oil companies and the Nigerian government.
The benefits of gas-fired power are badly overstated, and will take Australia further in the wrong direction on climate change.
Fracking in Pennsylvania has led to disadvantages in state school districts.
Carbon emissions will hit a record high for the second year in a row, but there is a small silver lining: the rate of emissions growth has slowed dramatically.
Coal and gas have been proposed as a way to make ‘clean’ hydrogen. But that road is full of challenges.
If Australia is the biggest gas exporter in the world, why are we shipping it back in? Because the gas market is dysfunctional - and it means consumers are suffering.
Oh! Excuse me! Please pardon my sphincter, esophagus and throat.
Australia is one of the sunniest and windiest countries on the planet, but emissions are still rising. How do you justify that?
Only an optimist would expect prices to fall after a series of announcements, some of which are to “consider” doing something.
A new study lays out what must happen immediately for any hope of limiting global warming to 1.5°C.
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.
Gas mining is expanding across Australia, and has been touted as part of the answer to cutting emissions. But there is evidence that this rollout will pose significant health and environmental risks.
It’s too soon for South Africa to start counting its chickens over the recent offshore gas find by global energy giant Total.
The coal, oil and natural gas industries are also connected with human rights violations, public health disasters and environmental devastation.
The lamps that once lit London’s streets have come to symbolize a certain time and place in British history.
Their analysis finds that the costs exceed the benefits by over $170 billion – but it includes four major errors in the calculations.
South Africa’s sunshine and coastlines are ideal for renewable energy generation but the country’s struggling to take advantage of this.
By embracing natural gas made from renewable sources, we can still use gas for heating, cooking and industry, while slashing greenhouse emissions and even keeping much of the same infrastructure.