Australian universities lead on research on climate change, but their boards get a fail on acting on their own climate and carbon risks.
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Technological progress has been brutal to the yellow pages and compact discs. Coal may be headed the same way in the U.S.
6 years ago, Pope Benedict XVI installed more than 1,000 solar panels on the Vatican’s audience hall, helping him earn him the sobriquet of the “Green Pope”. Pope Francis may just go one step further. He could tip the balance against fossil fuels, as the world’s wealthiest institution takes on the world’s most powerful industry.
From India’s ‘saffron revolution’ to SA’s day of 100% renewables, to energy storage and Tony Abbott’s cuddle with coal. It’s our most read stories of 2014.
Investment in fossil fuel companies is a bet their primary asset will be sold for more than cost of production. It’s a bad bet.
By 2050, the technology will likely be available to provide 80 percent of America’s electricity from wind, solar and other renewable sources.
The odds that any climate agreement among the biggest greenhouse emitters will succeed became a little greater as China & U.S. commit to slash carbon pollution.
New study suggests push toward natural gas is not only a distraction from “decarbonizing” the U.S., it could also make climate change worse.