Achieving zero emissions in the energy sector by 2050 is technically and economically possible. Indonesia can modernise its economy through various green projects.
Electricity should be a main focus, but big improvements are also needed in transport, industry, agriculture and buildings.
The UK prime minister has been setting out ambitions to be a world leader in the coming hydrogen economy.
The Biden administration is proposing a big increase in offshore wind power. A former state official explains how regulators find the best sites and balance competing interests.
Halving Australia’s 2030 target would see Australia become a valued and relevant party to negotiations at Glasgow, rather than a resented freeloader. Here’s how we could get there.
The goal of carbon neutrality changes everything. Canada can no longer limit itself to solutions that partially reduce emissions here and there. The chosen solution must be zero emissions.
Major international donors, including the US, China and UK, are pledging to stop funding fossil fuel projects overseas, but they aren’t making the equivalent cuts at home.
Developments in the energy sector shouldn’t be reduced to technological sophistication. They should be guided by how they improve the livelihoods of the intended beneficiaries.
Problems with affordable, accessible energy could be mitigated by making more energy providers publicly owned.
India and China are the cheapest places to install rooftop solar, while the US, Japan and the UK are the most expensive.
The UK government sees a reliable and low-carbon solution to future energy crises in nuclear power.
Reaching net-zero emissions will require intense policy focus, private investment and clear accountability – conditions only a firm numerical target can provide.
While the outcome of the 2021 federal election offered little in the way of change, it may have left Canada better positioned to make progress on reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
President Biden’s proposed solar power expansion would cost $350 billion in federal support over the coming decade. An energy expert explains where that money would come from and who it would help.
China’s Belt and Road initiative offers advantages and drawbacks for renewable energy development worldwide.
Solar PV is the future of energy in Indonesia. Indonesia has vast solar energy potential, far larger than all other energy sources combined.
The world hydropower industry has public relations work to do, if its global expansion is to be realised. But stringent oversight is urgently needed.
Natural gas was once widely seen as a bridge fuel to renewable energy. But the industry’s methane leaks make it a larger global warming threat than people realized.
Electric cars are still more resilient to price shocks than vehicles running on fossil fuels.
Good governance should be seen as the first and main tool for achieving climate change mitigation as policymakers pursue sustainable solutions for the environmental crisis.