Britain’s households are facing a cold winter but its power market could learn something from neighbouring systems to avert a crisis
There’s been a lot of talk about pulling the gas trigger. The problem is, the trigger is too slow and too easy to avoid.
An economist explains coal power’s rise and fall in charts.
Australia needs an honest reckoning with the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long hold over Australian politics. Without that, we cannot shift to a principled stand against ceaseless expansion.
The energy crisis is hitting the east coast hard. But Western Australia is sailing through – because of government intervention in the market.
State and federal energy ministers have agreed to give the regulator more powers but say it won’t solve all the problems.
Australia exports most of its coal and gas, and prices have skyrocketed. We could be facing a winter of pain for gas users.
Calls to export Canadian oil and gas to Europe are repackaging ethical oil rhetoric. But Canada and Russia share similarities in energy policy making.
Cooking with wood and charcoal can raise indoor air pollution to dangerous levels.
Plastic is made from oil and natural gas, which started out as fossilized plant and animal material. But buried deep underground for millions of years, those materials changed in important ways.
A study found $1.4 trillion in oil and gas industry assets would be at risk if governments follow through on their pledges to deal with climate change.
Despite banning fracking in 2019, the UK government recently decided to review its safety.
Has Putin hurt Russia by jolting Europe’s shift away from fossil fuels into high gear?
Until now, export credit agencies - publicly-owned banks - have gone under the radar on fossil fuel financing. That’s about to change.
Shared ground heat exchanges could provide low-carbon heating for up to 80% of homes in the UK, research suggests.
Supporting new fossil fuel projects is completely inconsistent with the broader goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2050 - and will not improve energy security.
It will take more than Europe’s gas requirement to topple the greenback.
The ‘Energiewende’ relies on gas as a bridge between a coal-powered past and renewable future.
People can act collectively to lower their energy use in an emergency.
Oil supply is very tight, and the current geopolitical crisis involving Russia, one of the world’s largest oil producers, has pushed prices over the edge.