Last year, renewables provided a whopping 60% of South Australia's electricity supplies. The remarkable progress came as national climate policy was gripped by paralysis – so how did it happen?
Ramping up fossil power sources is no longer a good option in an energy-supply crisis. Bring in the weather forecasters.
The latest estimates of electricity generation costs in Australia find renewables will soon be the cheapest even with grid integration expenses.
Ever wanted to own your own wind farm? Well now you can.
Despite Boris Johnson's newfound enthusiasm for offshore wind farms, the UK risks going backwards on wind power capacity.
Molina, who died on Oct. 8, 'thought climate change was the biggest problem in the world long before most people did.' His research on man-made depletion of the ozone layer won the 1995 Nobel Prize.
The government's latest energy plans are a failure of logic, and will lock in fossil fuel use for decades.
More than 80% of the world's offshore wind blows further from land than conventional wind farms can reach.
Some coal workers have the right skills and work in the right location to get a job in renewables. But many, such as semi-skilled machine operators, cannot.
The US is gradually shifting to lower-carbon energy sources, but the COVID-19 pandemic, an oil price crash and a likely recession are big speed bumps.
Britain greets a new decade with substantially cleaner electricity, but challenges lie ahead to decarbonise its transport and heating.
Living sustainably has its challenges, but none greater than in the climate and geography of Antarctica.
Australia's renewables revolution proves that there's cause for hope in our emissions reduction goals. But we cannot rest on our laurels.
We have all the technologies needed to make the electric grid run on renewables and lower pollution. What are they and what are the barriers to adopting them widely?
When it comes to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from transport, the future is already here on small islands.
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.
Energy storage could prove an inexpensive way for power companies to handle heat waves and other times when consumers use more electricity than usual.
Research has found that wind turbines decrease property values in Ontario, but only when the community is opposed to their presence.
Robins are a much loved Christmas icon, but wind turbines installed in their habitat are affecting their song, with worrying consequences.
Replacing wind turbines could significantly increase Britain's power output.