A growing number of countries and companies have pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 or earlier. But there’s a catch – they still plan to keep emitting greenhouse gases.
Energy and climate policies aren’t always headed in the same direction, but if they work together they can tackle two of the biggest challenges of our time.
The fact that nearly half the world’s population is still struggling to escape poverty while global temperatures hurtle upward is not a coincidence.
A report from top energy analysts warns that to meet the Paris climate agreement goals, investment in new unabated coal plant projects should stop now.
The lead author of a new UN report on methane explains the findings and how oil and gas companies could be making money and saving the climate at the same time.
Two energy and climate policy experts take a closer look at the Leaders Summit on Climate, the US pledge and today’s industrial reality.
The genius of the Paris climate agreement was getting major oil producing countries to agree to a target, but they still have widely different views of energy’s future.
By continuing to privilege economic growth over environmental and social sustainability, we are taking huge risks with our future.
The US is formally back in the Paris climate agreement as of today. As one of the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitters, it has a lot of work to do, with food security, health and safety at stake.
An appeals court described the EPA’s effort as ‘a series of tortured misreadings’ of US law.
Bold visions for slowing global warming have emerged from all over the world. What’s not clear is how countries will meet them.
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.
A precedent set at the industry's outset has dominated efforts to reform aviation.
From healthcare, to the environment, immigration and racial justice, which areas of Barack Obama’s legacy were the most vulnerable – and most resilient – during Donald Trump’s first term?
Social tipping interventions have the potential to pave the way for rapid change and avert climate change.
Blue carbon stored in coastal ecosystems is important, but it’s a poor fig leaf for Australia’s abysmal record on emissions.
How are oil companies positioning themselves for a post-carbon world? So far, cautiously.
Shipping companies are expected to halve their greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
Here’s how the coalition, Labor and the Greens stack up against the Paris targets.
Three years after the Paris Agreement, negotiators have finally agreed (most of) the rules for its implementation. But there is still no way to compel countries to deepen their climate ambitions.