History shows how the states and territories can step into a policy breach when the federal government fails. It's time they band together on electric vehicles.
Right now, the nation is almost entirely dependent on other countries for minerals that are used in everything from wind turbines to strike fighters and satellites.
Space mining might be closer than you think. But legal issues about the ownership of space resources must be urgently addressed to avoid space wars over natural resources.
Long-overdue changes are afoot in Britain's bus networks.
Active travel can help tackle the climate crisis earlier than electric vehicles – even if you swap the car for a bike for just one trip a day.
A new Morrison government plan sorely misses the point on electric vehicles. It's in stark contrast to Biden's ambitious EV strategy.
Australia has a lot of work to do to overcome the challenges facing electric vehicles users, starting with the lack of a comprehensive national charging network.
A net-zero goal will provide clarity, ambition and focus. But Morrison must back the rhetoric with investment and policy commensurate with the task.
Electric cars get a lot of hype, but what really matters for the climate are excess emissions from the many millions of gasoline vehicles still sold each year.
Tesla is now valued at more than Toyota, Volkswagen, Daimler, General Motors, BMW, Honda, Hyundai and Ford combined. But don't expect that to last.
Batteries that can be fully charged in just five minutes may soon be a reality.
Per capita electricity use was higher in the 1970s than today.
Former Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter explains what Biden's "all hands on deck" approach could look like as the new administration takes on five big climate challenges.
The benefits of road-user charging are now well established. And including electric vehicles doesn't have to be a deterrent to their uptake, as New Zealand and other nations have shown.
Any green industrial revolution will need lots more electric cars – we're experimenting to see what does and doesn't work.
If Canada began to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by about four per cent per year, we could still meet our 2030 climate targets.
Electric vehicles would lower emissions, but if their lower running costs lead to increased car use that creates a whole lot of other costs for our cities.
Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can't block everything.
State governments, councils, researchers and entrepreneurs are slowing our slide to disaster – but they need others to step up.
Batteries power much of modern life, from electric and hybrid cars to computers, medical devices and cellphones. But unless they're made easier and cheaper to recycle, a battery waste crisis looms.