Australia’s largest coal infrastructure project – the $4bn+ Wiggins Island export terminal and rail – faces major financial risks even before it’s commissioned.
To manage demand, we need an effective price signal. A “cash for clunkers” trade-in deal for old air conditioners is one option.
Moving freight over long distances by rail is three times more fuel and emissions efficient than road. Trains are getting faster, cheaper and greener.
The incineration of waste to create renewable electricity is rapidly gaining popularity. So what are the attractions of this fascinating energy source?
With demand for 5-7GW of new generating capacity each year, and solid financial backing, Brazil will be one to watch in the clean energy stakes.
Set to become the world’s third-largest electricity market in 2012, India has the need and the potential to become a global leader in renewables.
Congress may be divided on climate & energy law, but recent low-carbon advances in America could have major implications for the global economy.
Germany invests heavily in renewables because it believes a low carbon economy is a hedge against energy inflation.
From smart grids, to solar energy and wind farms, China is building a dominant position. The world takes note.