Australia

Opinion: The Western world must end China’s stranglehold of rare earths

Europe has made itself vulnerable to natural resource blackmail by becoming so dependent on a dictatorship; in this case, natural…

Gas in Australia: The elephant in the room

Since swooping to power in late May, the Anthony Albanese-led Labor government in Australia has moved quickly to implement key…

Aluminium production is critical for the energy transition but hamstrung by high electricity costs

The energy transition is driving a huge surge in demand for aluminium, but the industry is facing huge capacity constraints…

Australia deploys its first large-scale renewable hydrogen plant in Pilbara

The Pilbara region will host Australia’s first large-scale renewable hydrogen plant following a 2019 feasibility study by the Australia Renewable…

Australia gets serious on climate action

Many said this year’s federal election in Australia could herald the end of the country’s bitter climate wars – particularly…

Australia’s electricity supply will fall short of demand without investment – AEMO

Australia faces electricity security of supply risks in all National Electricity Market (NEM) mainland regions within the next ten years,…

Weekly data: Renewables dominate international project finance

Global investment flows bounced back to pre-Covid levels in 2021, according to the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD),…

The end of Australia’s climate wars?

Australia is unique as a country rife with opportunity and resources to be a leader in a low-carbon economy –…

Weekly data: Climate a top concern in Australian election

The cost of living, healthcare, economy and climate change are among the policy areas that Australian voters see as a…

Electrifying Australian households will save billions – report

Australian households could collectively save more than A$40bn ($29.6bn) by 2030 – almost equivalent to national export earnings from coal…