Fossil fuel advocates claim only coal and gas can deliver cheap and reliable energy, and renewables are synonymous with sustainability. But demand management can solve all three problems.
Global emissions from fossil fuels have stalled. That puts us in the right place to keep warming below 2℃, but there's plenty of work still to be done.
The goals are clear: clean, cheap, reliable energy. But no-one can agree how we get there.
The Trump administration has the tools to slow the momentum Obama started on clean energy. Countering Trump are global market forces and state-level action.
In the absence of strong federal action on climate change, many states have developed their own climate and energy policies.
Electricity bills are set to rise further for households. But it's just because power stations are closing.
The electricity network can be used proactively to meet Australia's climate and renewable energy targets.
Although Donald Trump has called climate change a hoax invented by China, Chinese leaders believe cutting carbon emissions will generate economic and political payoffs at home and abroad.
The need to urgently reduce greenhouse gas emissions is a major challenge to cheap electricity.
Germany’s energy transition is often held up as an incredible success story. So what can Australia learn?
Batteries aren't the only type of storage, and all types of storage have their role to play in the future grid.
Small-scale renewable energy projects have tremendous potential to power rural areas in the DRC. Rural areas in the country have very little access to electricity.
Whatever our electricity grid looks like in the future, it will need to be reliable.
Australia's electricity and climate agendas aren't on the same page.
The case for dismantling and recycling oil rigs is far from clear cut.
South Africa has a new energy plan. Renewable energy in the form of wind, gas and solar feature high on its agenda.
Individual light-harvesting protein complexes have a remarkable ability. Light, which is normally effectively harvested, is also used to finely control how much of it should be harvested.
America's coal heartland is delighted with Donald Trump's election win. But like King Canute, he can't turn back the tide of the global market push away from coal and towards renewables.
All is not lost for the climate with the election of Donald Trump.
The government in Delhi must be more ambitious. Current plans for more renewable energy plants are just a tenth of what is needed.