Opening up new fossil fuel exploration will damage our longer-term security and undermine our climate imperatives. It is dangerous for the planet.
Key to success will be transitioning to an ecologically sustainable economy, with greener technologies and industries.
To put the $370 billion in subsidies to work, the US needs to build new infrastructure and manage a lot of regulatory hurdles.
Policies supporting fossil fuels are an instant way to ramp up the economy. However, this could come back to hit Indonesia’s economy in the medium to long-term.
Australia is already in the grip of a skills shortage. We’re going to have to solve that before we can start on the big renewables build.
Shifting to renewables means many more high voltage powerlines. But these powerlines are seeing strong pushback from farmers and rural communities. Are there any alternatives?
The US is a latecomer to offshore wind development, but President Biden has set big goals for expanding it. The Gulf of Mexico has good conditions and a large offshore energy industry.
The important change sends a direct signal for more investment in renewable energy, and comes not a moment too soon.
While a US transition to renewable energy by 2030 is possible, streamlined policies with clear goals and incentives are necessary to get there, says an industrial engineering professor.
East Kalimantan province possesses enormous potential for clean energy.
No electric vehicle maker currently meets all the bill’s supply chain requirements, not even Tesla. One big reason: China.
While Congress considers new renewable energy incentives, Texas’ sprawling wind farms tell a story about renewable energy ownership in the US – and who benefits from subsidies.
To develop a hydrogen economy at the scale of Aotearoa’s climate ambitions would require about a quarter of the country’s current energy use and swallow enormous amounts of water.
Until now, a more expensive type of silicon was used to produce the highest-efficiency solar panels. Now there’s a way to use cheaper raw materials, cutting the cost of solar power for everyone.
Removing red tape for new renewable energy projects will see additional energy coming online quite quickly.
An economist explains coal power’s rise and fall in charts.
President Joe Biden has pledged sweeping action on climate change but struggled to deliver it. A legal scholar explains why a national emergency declaration should be a last resort.
A climate scientist looks at what works and some popular ideas that aren’t as cheap or effective as people hope.
Five essential reads on why South Africa is failing to keep the lights on.
Considering South Africa’s climatic advantage, the fraction of electricity generated from renewable energy technologies is low.