U.S. President Joe Biden shakes hands with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as they meet in the Oval Office of the White House on Nov. 18, 2021, in Washington.
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Amid another flurry of U.S. protectionist measures, Canada should reconsider the value of global trade deals over bilateral agreements. But it should also support its own industries.
Developing affordable, accessible public transit systems is vital to mitigate climate change.
From buses in Bogotá to cycling through Cambridge, we can learn valuable lessons from how countries across the world deliver sustainable transport.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison driving a hydrogen-fuelled car in Melbourne.
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We need to rapidly reduce global emissions before 2030. Developing hydrogen for low-emissions road transport won’t happen fast enough.
The sale of traditional vehicles would have to cease completely by 2038 to reach the government’s target. So where’s the plan to get there?
All 197 countries represented at COP26 signed the pact.
Has the summit delivered on its goals?
Scott Morrison has had his integrity questioned in a recent interview with 3AW’s Neil Mitchell when he was asked whether he had “ever told a lie in public life?”
Michelle Grattan discusses the political week that was with Vice-Chancellor Paddy Nixon.
Scott Morrison had a bumpy ride on the campaign trail as he pushed his climate policy
Politics with Michelle Grattan: Chris Bowen says Labor’s climate policy will be ‘realistic and ambitious’
Michelle Grattan speaks with shadow minister Chris Bowen on Labor's "realistic and ambitious" climate policy and Australia's yet to be released renewable future
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Some pollution is locked in for years to come, and there are no simple solutions.
But the government will use the legislation for the fund to try to wedge Labor.
Word from The Hill: Scott Morrison has decided electric cars won’t threaten Aussie weekends
Michelle Grattan discusses politics with politics + society editor, Amanda Dunn
It’s encouraging to see the Morrison government move past its claim electric vehicles would ‘end the weekend’. But the new plan is not the national electric vehicle strategy Australia deserves, and badly needs.
Aging U.S. infrastructure: Rust on the underside of the Norwalk River Railroad Bridge, built in 1896 in Norwalk, Conn., and scheduled for replacement starting in 2022.
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What will the US$1.2 trillion infrastructure bill pay for? Here are some of the things it will help build, fix or remove.
The Morrison government has invested more money to encourage electric vehicles, but won’t provide concessions for consumers.
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Battery electric cars are an ideal choice for light-duty and shorter commutes, but for long-haul trucks or buses, hydrogen fuel cells offer higher loads, shorter refuelling times and a longer range.
Visitors look at a Peugeot E Legend concept car on display at the Auto show in Paris, France, in 2018, where all-electric vehicles were among the stars of the show.
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If the minority Liberal government is sincere on its election promise, it will adopt a nationwide mandate on zero-emission vehicles.
Electric cars are still more resilient to price shocks than vehicles running on fossil fuels.
Local communities near lithium deposits shouldn’t become zones of sacrifice, shouldering the socio-environmental costs of supporting a renewable energy transition.
Sir Clive’s C5 electric tricycle was deemed a failure after its 1985 launch.
The mass-market computer pioneer leaves behind a legacy of accessible, far-sighted if not always successful products.