Australia is one of the sunniest and windiest places on earth; it should waste no time escaping the "death spiral" of coal and instead becoming a global renewable energy superstar, said experts at a recent conference in Sydney.
How do we keep the earth from being too hot to bother us? To answer this, scientists assess socioeconomic pathways in future world scenarios, and identify technologies that will suck massive amounts of carbon out of the atmosphere.
Assaad Razzouk –
They're designed to fund projects that have a positive environmental impact. But green bonds are being used as a mask for environmental destruction. We should fix this while we still have time, says Assaad Razzouk.
Marc Hudson –
Barnaby Joyce had a long history of opposing climate action. His successor Michael McCormack seems to think the same way, despite climate being a growing threat to the Nationals' rural voters.
A world powered by renewable energy will prize a very different set of resources than we do today. Which countries hold the key to unlocking wind and solar energy, and how will this shake up the world order? University of Swansea's Andrew Barron discusses.
China and India will account for 34 per cent of the world’s population and 32 per cent of its primary energy demand by 2030. The two countries' decisions on sustainable development will have ramifications for the future of the planet, writes WRI's Priyanka Mohanty.
Ping Manongdo –
Climate change is not all doom and gloom, it's a business opportunity. Young aspiring entrepreneurs are growing profitable businesses that are helping to make the planet a more habitable place.
If it's green, it's mostly clean, according to a new, comprehensive review of renewable energy sources released today by the International Resource Panel, hosted by the United Nations Environment Programme ...