Nuclear waste is dangerous, will outlast our civilisation and needs to be dealt with as safely as possible.
The federal government this week heralded Australia's renewable energy performance. But the outlook leaves little cause for celebration.
State renewable energy targets have been driving energy investment in Australia. 'Where and when' the generation and transmission build occurs varies substantially under a national approach.
China wages 'war on air pollution', but turning away from fossil fuels towards natural gas has its challenges.
Electricity consumption will grow as more people switch to electric cars – but this could drive up emissions, unless power is sourced from renewables.
Almost 80 million Nigerians do not have access to electricity and its erratic supply is costing the economy an estimated $29 billion annually. Nigeria's abundant sunlight could be the solution.
When it comes to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from transport, the future is already here on small islands.
A rapid transition from fossil fuels is possible by targeting the 'tipping points' in our political and economic systems.
Labor would aim for a new threshold under a revamp of the existing safeguards mechanism of 25,000 tonnes of direct CO2 pollution annually, which would be phased in after consultation with industry.
Far from being wiped off the map as was once predicted, Whyalla is coming back in an unlikely way, as potentially Australia's biggest steel producer powered almost entirely by renewable energy.
South Africa needs a policy that drives growth and positions if for the 21st Century.
South Australia's energy prices have gone up as more renewables entered the market – but prices would have gone up even more without them.
This and Turnbull's observations on energy policy provided abundant material for a question time attack by Labor bloated from dining on the unending manna that's been flowing from political heaven.
The two countries have successfully collaborated on electricity supply for 11 years, but could Brexit pull this unique UK-Ireland innovation apart?
The federal Coalition's primary vote fell for the third consecutive time, to 34%, in a poll that if replicated at an election would cost 21 seats.
Federal Labor has promised to give rebates of up to $2,000 to 100,000 households to install batteries to store power from solar panels. Is this good energy policy, or just middle-class welfare?
Labor's promise to subsidise batteries for households quickly became, in government parlance, “pink batts to pink batteries” – seeking to trigger memories of Rudd's policy that cost several lives.
A new poll reveals many Australians want to cut their electricity bills - but many also want to reduce emissions.
Despite politically powerful coal communities helping elect a president who vowed guarantee their continued prosperity, their future remains more uncertain than ever.
Alex Turnbull said in his video the IPCC report “frankly was terrifying … and it's seemingly insane to me that we could not be doing something about this and soon”.