South Africa has many challenges but perhaps the most emblematic is Eskom and the country’s power sector.
Coal power developers risk wasting hundreds of billions of pounds as new renewables are now cheaper than new coal plants around the world, a report warns.
Last year saw the biggest falls in global electricity generation from coal and power sector carbon emissions since at least 1990, analysis suggests.
The sale of the most polluting fuels burned in household stoves and open fires will be phased out from next year in England to clean up the air, the Government has said.
The UK’s move towards renewable energy sources has helped drive a faster rate of decarbonisation in the past decade than anywhere else in the world, according to a new study.
A deal by the US and China goes some way to ending the two-year trade war, with particular support in the agreement for agriculture and energy exports.
Trafigura has made its first investment in solar power in Africa, via PASH Global, buying a stake in a Malian project.
The US is eager to export LNG and coal to African states, US Assistant Secretary for Fossil Energy Steven Winberg told the Africa Oil Week conference.
From the Rocky Mountains to the Rhineland and Australia’s Great Dividing Range, the great tide of the coal industry is receding.
After powering the British economy for centuries, coal is a dying breed in the nation’s energy mix.
An analyst has predicted “massive investments” for the UK’s renewables sector between now and 2030.
Christopher Cline, the billionaire coal tycoon best known for reviving Illinois’s mining industry and making a fortune doing it, died in a helicopter crash Thursday -- just a day shy of his 61st birthday.
One of the UK's biggest energy firms is to close its last coal-fired power station, threatening the loss of almost 160 jobs.
Britain's electricity grid has gone a full week without coal for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, the system operator has confirmed.
Royal Dutch Shell Plc agreed to sell liquefied natural gas to a Japanese utility at prices that include a link to coal, the latest innovation in the booming LNG market where buyers are seeking to diversify risks.
Renewable power rose to record highs last year, supplying well over a quarter of the UK's electricity, as coal continued to decline, official figures show.
Coal’s three-year run of blistering gains in Europe is set to end, clobbered by a combination of weakening demand and energy polices aimed at phasing out the dirtiest fossil fuel.
U.S. President Donald Trump is trying to recruit international lenders to his pro-coal crusade.
A recent return to Leipzig reminded me why “going green” in Germany has been a lot more difficult than the rhetoric would sometimes suggest.
Negotiators from around the world have opened the United Nations' annual climate change conference in Poland, three years after sealing a landmark deal in Paris that set a goal of keeping global warming well below 2C (3.6F).
Britain’s pollution levels would probably rise if the country crashes out of the European Union without a deal, breaching a key pledge Prime Minister Theresa May has made to rein in emissions.
Coal towers at Longannet, Scotland's last coal-fired power station, have been demolished on behalf of ScottishPower.
Few places better illustrate the tension between pursuing profit and tackling climate change than Australia’s Abbot Point port in northern Queensland.
A Scottish renewables trade body has urged the country's government to consign coal power "to the dustbin of history" if it wants to meet climate and health targets.
Britain has gone without coal to generate electricity for the equivalent of more than two months so far this year, the Government has said.