More electric vehicles and renewable energy means more mining for resources. Unless industry adopts cleaner habits urgently, the environment faces more damage.
The UK has made huge progress in decarbonising its energy mix, but the hard work has just begun.
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.
South Africa isn't having an honest debate about proposals to fix its power utility Eskom, and the role that renewables might play.
Small-scale renewable energy projects can power rural areas not connected to the main grid. But investors may hesitate if future electrification remains unpredictable.
Even before the British billionaire invested US$1 billion in making the region 'climate-smart,' Jamaica, Barbados and Dominica were pioneering a renewable energy boom in the Caribbean.
In sub-Saharan Africa there are more people with mobile phones than access to electricity, and their data could be useful.
Everything you need to know about pumped hydro.
The blockchain is creating new opportunities for the electricity sector. The December 2018 Energy Market Barometers looks at where experts think the technology is heading.
Natural gas supplies are growing, but so are other markets for it besides power generation.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.
Climate justice policies could potentially double as tools of colonialism that harm people outside the US.
Energy storage could prove an inexpensive way for power companies to handle heat waves and other times when consumers use more electricity than usual.
An Obama administration veteran offers some insights from his experience about driving massive increases in clean energy.
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's pronouncements on the power utility Eskom, during the State of the Nation Address may lead to significant changes in country's energy policy.
Australia's government insists it is on track to surpass its emissions reduction commitments under the Paris Agreement. But while that may be true, it will only happen with some clever accounting.
A new pathway for the global energy transition shows how the world can meet the Paris Agreement's 1.5C warming goal without relying on carbon capture and storage, by creating a renewable gas industry.
The choice is now between a green grid or a whole lot more gas-fired power.
Summer is here and the chance of blackouts is higher than normal. But the cause is unlikely to be the power station. The problem is usually much closer to home – in the local poles and wires.
Our research suggests it's not too late to avoid drastic climate change – if we act now.