Fossil fuels

Factory smoke at sunset

As Australia slides into an energy crisis, UNSW Business School’s Katja Ignatieva explains what customers – and markets – can expect to come next. 

Bulldozers shown next to a huge pile of coal at a mining site

Winning the election might be the easy part for Labor compared to weaning Australia off fossil fuel exports. But it must be done.

power pylons at sunset

New research shows that a transition to renewable energy alone is not fast enough to keep global temperatures below 2050 target levels.

Power station stacks shown emitting smoke under a cloudy sky

The COP26 summit has not lived up to the goal of reducing temperature rises because there are too many loopholes for the fossil fuel industry to exploit.

Protest sign reading 'Clean energy, clean future'

Here’s the rundown of everything you need to know about the upcoming Glasgow Climate Summit.

Coal powered factory

For a net-zero plan not to include a strategy to phase out fossil fuel exports is an abrogation of responsibility.

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From higher mortgages to hoarding outdated technologies, how will the government’s current stance on climate change affect the economy for Australians?

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.

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