The Los Angeles area has over 20,000 active, idle or abandoned oil wells. The city and county have voted to ban new ones after studies showed health problems in residents living nearby.
California is one of the world’s largest economies, and it’s aiming for net-zero emissions by 2045. A transportation expert involved in the plan explains why it just might succeed.
The current energy transition could herald a new copper world. But will it be a long-anticipated resource blessing or yet another global scramble for the precious metal?
Has climate action bogged down? Hardly. Nations are redoubling their efforts in visible and less visible ways.
Without energy market reform, expensive gas will have few upsides.
Africa’s used vehicle dependency is often attributed to low income and weak regulation.
The majority of the world’s population identifies with a religion – could their faith be used to save the planet?
When people work together, they can move governments to action. Just ask the suffragettes. Still, few people do it. A psychologist explains why, and how to turn that around.
A new study indicates that the supply of “green” assets has caught up with demand, leading to a relative decline in performance. The green premium is a reality, but may be temporary.
People are starting to notice the weather and climate, and to understand climate change better than ever before.
As opponents of the Whitehaven Colliery protest, an expert on the cultural history of British landscapes revisits an 18th-century poem that reminds us of the town’s industrious spirit.
Digital activities, like sending emails, contribute marginally to the annual carbon footprint of information and communication technology users.
Energy bills are about to hurt. But what can the government actually do to ease the pain?
Here’s what I’ve learned from researching the history of UK climate policy.
Stopping the expansion of offshore oil and gas extraction is a critical but often overlooked step towards achieving global climate targets and protecting our oceans and planet.
The historic agreement on a loss and damage fund was overshadowed by lack of progress on phasing out fossil fuels.
The Energy Charter Treaty allows fossil fuel investors to sue governments over climate action – prompting EU countries to withdraw.
The report synthesises the latest science about Australia’s climate – and paints a worrying picture.
A leading climate scientist explains why going over 1.5 degrees Celsius puts the world in a danger zone.
Smaller international deals and fossil free zones point a way forward.