Indonesia's revised mining law is loose on the requirements for mining companies to close pits when operations are over, potentially adding to drowning casualties.
It'd be a matter of switching 20-25,000 jobs. During coronavirus, we shut down three million, and dealt with the consequences impressively.
The federal government has shown during the pandemic that it is prepared to impose great financial burdens for the sake of our health. We need them to do the same for another crisis: climate change.
The fate of a Queensland mine extension could be sealed today with a ruling on the ongoing case by Australia's highest court.
Contrary to the Morrison government's claims, it does prop up the fossil fuel industry. But the money doesn't create many jobs or much profit.
The long-awaited paper sets a positive tone. But it's not clear if the government grasps the sheer scale or urgency of the emissions reduction task.
Emissions from Australia's electricity sector have dropped markedly during the pandemic.
But a recession could cloud the renewables outlook.
Environmentalists say the new film has caused untold damage at a time when change has never been more urgent. So why is it so controversial?
How should the United States power its economy in 2050? A recent survey finds surprising agreement from Americans of all political stripes.
It's more freshwater than what the population of the Greater Sydney region uses, but finding this out wasn't easy.
As we face mounting job losses, taxpayers have a right to anticipate that the government's investments will be strategically sound.
We might need to ignore climate change right now if only to save our sanity, but it certainly hasn’t been ignoring us.
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.
New research shows how deeply entrenched "us" and "them" attitudes make it much harder to make a fair energy transition.
Just as thermal coal can be replaced with clean energy from renewables, we can use low-emissions steel manufacturing to phase out metallurgical coal.
A new study takes an innovative approach to reducing fine particle air pollution and spotlights key sources: factories that burn coal and oil, petrochemical plants and burning wood for home heating.
Anthony Albanese will commit a Labor government to adopting a target of zero net emissions by 2050, in a speech titled “Leadership in a New Climate” to be delivered on Friday.
The internal chaos of the Nationals has continued into the second week of parliament. With the minor party of the Coalition deeply split, the future of the government is uncertain.
In time Australia's AAA credit rating will be at risk.
Zimbabwe's energy policy needs to be reconsidered if the country's electricity shortage is to be resolved.