Major new policies are still needed to accelerate the road transport transition. There’s good news, however: Australian motorists have been promised more choice soon.
Ghana’s northern region would be more developed now had it received a fairer share of colonial investments.
The maritime and port industries are integrating climate change into their business models and introducing different adaptive measures.
Key to success will be transitioning to an ecologically sustainable economy, with greener technologies and industries.
Innovation in the digital space is not necessarily working for people in the global south.
Opposition from vested interests – including oil refineries and the car dealership industry – has held Australia back on fuel efficiency. The onus is now on the Albanese government to intervene.
Improving the rail link between Australia’s two biggest cities will have many benefits, not least in meeting our carbon-reduction goals
Labor’s new tax cut is a far cry from what’s needed to meet Australia’s target of 89% new car sales being electric by 2030.
With authorities expecting further congestion at UK ports, a range of solutions will be needed to minimise queuing for travellers
Producers in Zambia should be getting more for their crops, and buyers in East Africa should be paying less, alleviating food price spikes.
Infrastructure has been rife with controversy for years. Can a new department secretary make a difference?
Since 1995, worldwide agricultural and food trade has more than doubled. It’s never been clearer that eating local produce is a powerful way to take action on climate change.
Social justice really can go hand in hand with environmental policy – here’s how.
Unless ambitious public policy action is taken, electric vehicles will remain the privilege of the few for the foreseeable future.
Labor and the Coalition are promising a lot in terms of transport, but most of the projects haven’t been assessed by Infrastructure Australia and are outside the federal government’s remit.
Local realities shape the transport system, making it less directly applicable as a model elsewhere.
It’s easy to blame COVID. But Australia has suffered medicine shortages for years. The pandemic has only highlighted the problem. Here’s what we could do to better avoid shortages in the first place.
There’s more spending on small local projects, so does it follow that it’s ‘pork-barrelling’? A new report shows what really matters is if the money is allocated under objective, transparent criteria.
China is powering ahead with EV production, but Chinese EVs might not be ready to face the global market.
Commercial flights could one day be propelled by sustainable fuels, renewable energy or hydrogen propulsion – but big challenges remain.