Small modular reactors are popular among conservative politicians and supposedly the Australian public. But they’re nowhere near ready to power Australia in time to replace coal-powered stations.
Huge open-cut mining pits would be turned into reservoirs to hold water for renewable energy storage. It would give the sites a new lease on life and help shore up our low-emissions future.
Recent research about energy industry restructuring options for a green transition indicates that innovation in renewable energy positively influences GDP.
A new study highlights how different literature portrays the pros and cons of offshore wind. Comprehensive assessment frameworks could create more consistency in the future.
There are two approaches to producing low-emission hydrogen, and public acceptance (or rejection) of each method will be important for hydrogen and its place in the energy transition.
The key to a successful energy transition away from coal is good institutional quality supported by anti-corruption procedures and clear rules.
The event has prompted questions about the reliability of the state’s electricity grid. But it’s important to note these extreme winds would have seriously disrupted any power system.
Australia lags the US and Canada when it comes to involving Indigenous people in projects on their land. With the growth of renewable energy we have an opportunity to make a fresh start.
There’s grumbling in the bush about hosting big new renewable projects to power cities. We can do this smarter.
Cultured meats, precision fermentation and other cutting-edge technologies are predicted to disrupt conventional agriculture. Despite the threat, New Zealand is well positioned to ride the wave.
Without urgent action, Earth is heading for climate catastrophe. Yet there are reasons for hope in 2024 – including a possible peak in global greenhouse gas emissions.
Ghana needs strong political will to enhance its climate change regulation.
The South African government says a renewable energy future is more expensive than other options. But one expert says the costing is wrong.
How this happened, why it matters, and why Britain still has lots more to do.
An important milestone set to be passed – if it remains windy.
The UN climate conference brought some progress. A former UN official who has been involved in international climate policy for years explains what has to happen now for that progress to pay off.
To avert climate breakdown, most of the world’s coal, oil and gas must stay underground.
Australia’s latest climate change statement shows we have little hope of reaching net zero emissions by 2050. There’s good news on the 2030 target, but then what?
Australia’s clean energy transition cannot succeed unless the government opens debate and decision-making to many more voices.
There were three important moments in Africa this year which highlight a mix of progress, priorities and potential pitfalls in the fight against climate change.