One set of ideas runs counter to the mainstream consensus that technology will save us from climate change. Can degrowth ever win enough converts to persuade humanity to change course?
The Biden Administration’s signature climate legislation is unleashing a wave of clean energy investment, along with some opportunities and risks for countries like Australia.
Any smart climate strategy will need to simultaneously move away from fossil fuels and protect biodiversity, including through carbon sink preservation and a shift toward sustainable agriculture.
Taxing consumption that contributes to climate change hits the poor the hardest, while overlooking the huge profits tied to greenhouse gas emissions.
Some western companies have continued operating in Russia since it invaded Ukraine, while others have left the country altogether.
Repugnance for certain activities tends to dictate government rules for markets but this can obscure real problems like poverty.
Paying for the true cost of consumption could help grow the economy.
It’s far easier to see how the stock market is doing than it is to find out the global price of carbon. That has to change.
Carbon taxes targeting luxury emissions are more popular than those which make necessities more expensive.
A new study shows what it would mean for Europe and China, and why the US might not be too excited about the idea.
Climate bills in Australia and the US promise progress without carbon taxes or markets. Here’s why.
Renewed interest in nuclear energy will go nowhere unless we talk about carbon pricing. As energy minister Chris Bowen points out, nuclear is extremely expensive.
The war in Ukraine threatens to turn back the clock on Russia’s climate progress, with some calling on the country to leave the Paris Agreement and roll back environmental regulations.
The UK’s largest wood-burning power plant is to trial bioenergy with carbon capture and storage – but will it do enough to cut emissions?
Canada has emerged as a leader among its G20 peers in terms of green fiscal stimulus spending and policies.
Simple economic modelling shows the mining industry would benefit from a carbon tax.
The urgency of the climate crisis was overshadowed by the COVID-19 pandemic for a while, but the South African government displayed a renewed climate focus over the past year.
Human behaviors shift. Policies change. New technology arrives and evolves. All those changes and more are hard to predict, and they affect tomorrow’s costs.
After being ousted as Conservative leader, Erin O'Toole warned the country faced a dire moment of division. At the moment, however, it’s the party he attempted to lead that’s bitterly divided.
Clean energy innovation, giving up coal, cutting methane and getting China and India on board for net-zero can deliver progress at COP26.