Fossil fuels

A truck transports coal from an open cut mine in Queensland

The Paris Agreement desperately needs to be updated. Currently the big exporters take no responsibility for the emissions created when those fossil fuels are burned overseas.

Solar cells, wind turbines and structures that house the electrolyser to create hydrogen

The green hydrogen revolution is coming, and Australia is perfectly placed to take advantage of it, an analysis of production costs by UNSW engineers has shown.

Fish engraving on the Burrup Peninsula in Pilbara Western Australia

Cultural heritage laws were designed to help communities find their commonalities and build peace, not blindly protect disputed artefacts of our past, says UNSW's Dr Lucas Lixinski.

matt carnavan

Contrary to the Morrison government's claims, it does prop up the fossil fuel industry. But the money doesn't create many jobs or much profit.

Factory smoke polluting the environment

UNSW Professor Jeremy Moss examines the economic impact of the Government’s fossil fuel subsidies in the climate of COVID-19.

2020-03-03-ian_jacobs_solar_announcement_web.jpg

The University will divest of fossil fuel assets by 2025 as part of its net zero emissions goal.

Coal power station at night

Countries need to acknowledge that they are responsible for the emissions caused by their exports of fossil fuels.

SolarArrayTurbines.jpg

The National Energy Guarantee could be improved with more ambitious emission goals, but it offers the nation's energy ministers the chance to put some reliability in the system.

80721031 1

Ignoring global political action on climate change places Australia at risk of being unprepared, economically and financially, for changes already taking place, writes Stephen Bygrave.

Smh4jr4h 1408084470 1

Global energy policy, to be shaped at the G20 summit in November, might not sound like a barbeque stopper, but it could determine what our future looks like, writes Christian Downie.