In February, Baoding was given the unwanted title of possessing the worst air quality in the whole of China. Jennifer Duggan pays a visit – and discovers a city desperate to reinvent itself as a pioneer of renewable energy
IMF evidence about hidden costs such as pollution, traffic accidents and climate change makes it apparent just how heavily subsidised the coal, oil and gas industries areThe world is starting to realise that fossil fuels...
Around 27bn tonnes of coal are thought to be locked under the ground of the Galilee Basin in the outback of Queensland. A huge proposed complex of coal mines is planned here, including the world’s largest thermal coal project....
Governor says heat from blaze at Indian Point 3 reignited fireEmergency crews encircle leak with booms Related: US nuclear plant explosion: transformer failure caused fire but no injuries Part of a nuclear power plant remained...
National Grid to offer a new set of subsidies to diesel generator operators under a scheme designed as insurance against the lights going out
With 1.25 billion people, India suffers from a level of resource scarcity beyond any other nation – but it’s making big moves in solar power and corporate responsibility
As Earth Day approaches this Sunday, many of us will contemplate our concerns over climate change, environmental destruction or dangers to our food supply, but do you know how this holiday first came to be? 42 years ago,...
Important changes have been made since 2010 but the oil and gas industry has not learned from the historic oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico
Motion to publish more information on emissions, low-carbon investments and lobbying passed by 98% at oil company’s shareholder meeting
Energy company and 15 states challenge proposal to cut coal-plant pollution Republican-appointed federal judges to decide on legality of EPA rule change Related: Al Gore: Coal industry campaign on energy poverty is extremely...
Report says emissions from Origin Energy and EnergyAustralia have increased by more than 500% and AGL has become Australia’s biggest carbon polluter
Activist group also says AGL has become Australia’s biggest carbon polluter, despite generating the highest proportion of its energy from renewable sources
As residents in the historic Polish city complain of coughs and nosebleeds a new ban on the burning of wood and coal in homes could have unprecedented repercussions for the country’s economy, and its health
Oil giant says area is making a rapid recovery but evidence mounts that wildlife is still struggling to rebound, five years after Deepwater Horizon spill
Supreme court weighing rules to limit polllution from US power stations but some states and industry bodies say regulations would hurt the economy
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