Scott Morrison secretly assumed control of the resources portfolio, among others. Now a gas company wants one of his captain’s calls to be scrapped.
Most claiming to be compatible with the climate agreement show a strong continuing reliance on natural gas and coal.
Almost 35 years after the US Senate was first warned about climate change, it has passed a bill. Here’s what it means for Australia.
While Congress considers new renewable energy incentives, Texas’ sprawling wind farms tell a story about renewable energy ownership in the US – and who benefits from subsidies.
The plastic industry uses powerful tactics to convince us it’s not that bad, but in reality many of their green solutions aren’t working.
Refinery closures in South Africa are shots fired in the long running contestation between the oil refiners and the government, which has been trying to introduce cleaner fuels.
An economist explains coal power’s rise and fall in charts.
A climate scientist looks at what works and some popular ideas that aren’t as cheap or effective as people hope.
Five essential reads on why South Africa is failing to keep the lights on.
Considering South Africa’s climatic advantage, the fraction of electricity generated from renewable energy technologies is low.
A case brought to the European Court of Human Rights could pressure countries to leave.
Our research shows the best changes individuals can make to cut carbon emissions and reduce the effects of climate change.
Four months since the start of invasion, the European Union has already adopted six sanction packages. Room for manoeuvre is shrinking.
The road map for a more sustainable future starts with clean energy and fossil-fuel-free transportation.
Active government involvement in the electricity sector is necessary for Australia to meet its ambitious climate targets. But we shouldn’t totally abandon the power of market forces.
Australia needs an honest reckoning with the fossil fuel industry’s decades-long hold over Australian politics. Without that, we cannot shift to a principled stand against ceaseless expansion.
Solar panels and electric cars come with their own environmental trade-offs like increased mining and extraction.
Farmers are contending with huge spikes in fertilizer prices. The Biden administration is paying US companies to boost synthetic fertilizer production, but there are other, more sustainable options.
Our coal-fired generators are failing, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has made the gas that fires the generators that are replacing them expensive, and it’s suddenly got cold.
Cooking with wood and charcoal can raise indoor air pollution to dangerous levels.