Hydrogen gas was banned for use in airships based on misinformation and outright falsehoods 100 years ago.
Hydrogen-filled cargo airships could do for the Northern economy what the railways did for Western Canada 125 years ago. It's time to lift the antiquated ban on hydrogen gas for use in blimps.
Managing climate change requires a systems approach, with strategic coordination across all sectors.
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Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter explains what Biden's "all hands on deck" approach could look like as the new administration takes on five big climate challenges.
Why does it seem like some people can eat anything and not gain a pound while others are the opposite?
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There are some factors you can't change about your metabolism. But there are things you can do to influence how much energy your body uses over the course of the day.
The good projects have already been identified and interest rates are low. We could speed up the electricity transition by decades.
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Shifting from fossil fuels to electricity is climate-friendly, but serious cooks don't think much of electric stoves. Will induction cooking finally catch on as an alternative?
Data centers like this Google facility in Iowa use copious amounts of electricity.
Training neural networks burns through a lot of energy. As the AI field grows, it's working to keep its carbon foot print from growing with it.
The states have been forced to act alone on renewable energy after the federal government effectively vacated the policy space. But if not managed carefully, the strategy may backfire.
The trial represents the chance to demonstrate an internationally proven technology on Australian soil - turning human waste into a carbon neutral energy source.
President-elect Joe Biden picked former Secretary of State John Kerry, shown with him in 2015, to be U.S. climate envoy in the next administration.
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Choosing former Secretary of State John Kerry as climate envoy is the first step. To regain trust, the U.S. will also have to take concrete actions to cut its own greenhouse gas emissions.
Fast electric vehicle charging stations at a rest stop on Interstate 95 in Maryland.
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Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can't block everything.
Global economic support for COVID-19 relief is providing an opportunity to kick-start a shift toward a green future.
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Over US$12 trillion of COVID-19 relief has been promised. If a small portion was put toward economy-boosting green investments, the world could get on track to avoid the worst of climate change.
Who picks up the bill when customers can’t pay?
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Many Americans have been unable to pay their electric bills during the COVID-19 pandemic, racking up billions of dollars in delinquent bills. Where will the money come from?
Many Asian nations are shunning fossil fuels, presenting a huge opportunity for Australia's renewables sector. And one massive project has stepped up to the plate.
Will Boris Johnson's 'offshore wind revolution' really unlock significant economic value?
Flattening inequality between and within countries could allow everyone a good standard of living within a liveable climate.
Those designing smart energy systems must take gender into account.
Building a new power plant hardly fits in with the Coalition's free market philosophy, but then again neither does a massive support package to cushion the economy through a pandemic.
The government has unveiled a $1.9 billion package of investments in new and emerging technologies, and reinforced its message that it is time to move on from assisting now commercially-viable renewables.
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Angus Taylor
Michelle Grattan discusses the government's recently announced energy policy with Minister for Energy Angus Taylor
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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.