Fifteen years ago electric power generation was the largest source of US greenhouse gas emissions. Now the power sector is leading the shift to a clean energy economy.
Low-carbon alternatives for steelmaking are numerous – but which will be ready in time?
The global pandemic caused an unprecedented drop in global emissions. But this is likely to rebound as economies start to recover.
A significant number of African countries might not make a decisive leap to renewables this decade.
Contrary to popular belief, falling natural gas prices didn't significantly accelerate coal power plant retirements. Here's what did.
New Zealand has put just over half of its NZ$50 billion pandemic stimulus towards clean energy, but several fossil fuel powered projects will slow down the country's shift to a low-emissions economy.
Permanently protecting large, mature forests is a faster and cheaper way to stabilize Earth's climate than complex carbon capture and storage schemes, and more effective than planting new trees.
Investment in renewable electricity needs bipartisan political support and some bold decisions if New Zealand is to meet its future energy commitments.
The costs that fossil fuels impose on public health through air pollution alone are enormous.
Woodhouse Colliery would be the UK's first new deep coal mine in three decades.
President Joe Biden's executive order could be fatal to the Keystone XL pipeline. The Canadian oil sector now has no choice but to innovate to survive.
Replacing wood stoves is essential but won't solve the indoor air pollution epidemic on its own.
Humanity is destroying Earth’s ability to support complex life. But coming to grips with the magnitude of the problem is hard, even for experts.
The Paris Agreement desperately needs to be updated. Currently the big exporters take no responsibility for the emissions created when those fossil fuels are burned overseas.
The pandemic, along with other recent trends such as the shift towards clean energy, have placed us at a crossroad: the choices we make today can change the course of global emissions.
Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can't block everything.
Biden's strong climate change position doesn't appear to have hurt him in the key swing state of Pennsylvania or in the general election more broadly. Here's what it means for Canada.
Some speculated that voters in Pennsylvania, Ohio, Colorado and Texas would vote against Joe Biden because of his plans to phase out fossil fuels.
Low-carbon energy sources aren't all equally well-suited to getting us to net-zero emissions.
Recent industry reports indicate that we may be approaching peak global demand for oil. If that's the case, the federal Conservatives may need to rethink their electoral strategy.