We take salt water for granted, and often overlook how important it is for our own lives and in sustaining a healthy planet.
'Energy security' isn't just about cheaper bills. We urgently need to design a modern, safe Australian grid.
Encouraging people to buy LED bulbs is not a long-term solution. We need lighting which is kind to the planet and our health.
A Labor government would introduce a permanent gas export control trigger that could be pulled when prices were too high, not just when a shortfall is forecast.
Splitting the energy and environment portfolios might sound like a backward step, but here's why it could work.
The recent Rokan block deal signals a shift to a more nationalist agenda, but Indonesia's government is still pursuing other more outward-looking economic policies.
We need to move past biased, opaque models for energy policies.
Bitcoin is often criticized for using up tons of energy. But its carbon footprint may not be that bad.
Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushima demonstrated the difficulty of managing a disaster at a nuclear power plant. What is the situation in France?
The carbon tax is an unpopular and deeply unequal measure. And Sweden, given as an example in this field, needs to be examined more closely.
South Africa's new energy plan is set to be announced.
In a developed country like the UK, why can life expectancy within just a few miles differ by as much as 18 years?
Our energy supply underpins everything we do – so why is it exempt from the fair trade arguments used for food and clothing?
Big solar has a potentially bright future in cities, but we need to get the planning right first.
A recent study suggests that smart meters can help households reduce their electricity use by as much as 5%. Are France’s anti-Linky households listening?
Blockchains and AI could play a key role in the decentralised energy systems of the future.
A Grattan Institute report has found renewable energy investment could offer a path to lower rates, but they won't drop below 2015 prices.
Michelle Grattan speaks with Mark Evans about the week in politics.
With electricity bills becoming more complicated, it's increasingly difficult for customers to know if they are getting a good deal.
Solar power technology has huge potential for Africa. But there are some barriers.