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.
President Joe Biden needed a Plan B, one that Congress could approve, to take to the UN climate conference. But his new strategy is unlikely to meet the country’s emissions reduction goals for 2030.
What research shows is important to win support for bold decarbonisation measures.
Australia’s top economists say Australia can’t “free-ride”, allowing others to cut emissions while it gets the benefits.
If shipping were a country, it would rank between Japan and Germany as the sixth-largest contributor to global carbon dioxide emissions.
Conditional commitments are promises to raise emissions reduction efforts, depending on what others do. It could be a big incentive for Australia.
In setting new tax on the carbon emissions of goods being imported into the bloc, there are two potential disasters for EU to avoid.
In its decision, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized the gravity of climate change and upheld the idea that Parliament has the authority to act on matters of “peace, order and good government.”
Both sides can make a case, but they might not get the chance.
An economist and an environmental law expert explain why a tax is more palatable to the industry and better for the public than regulation.
The former Federal Reserve chair has the experience and broad respect to get businesses to move on climate change and to lay the foundation for real and lasting progress.
California’s proposition to halt the sale of gasoline-powered engines may be extreme. But could it work?