The European Union’s southeastern neighbours pay around €2.4bn ($2.72bn) a year in subsidies for coal-fired power – contradicting the EU rules they’re supposed to follow, according to findings publ

Around three-quarters of US coal production is now more expensive than solar and wind energy in providing electricity to American households, according to a new study.

Major Japanese investors, including those most indebted to coal, are seeking to back large-scale renewables projects across Asia, marking a “monumental” shift that energy market analysts say is “th

African countries should embark on a radical policy reorientation to encourage investments in renewable energy sources and boost their resilience to climate change, campaigners said on Thursday.

By the close of the century, parts of the Southern Ocean could become impoverished as more acidic seas displace abundant marine food resources.

Armed with solar panels, lanterns and mini grids, European energy giants hope to capture the data of hundreds of millions of new, increasingly wealthy customers in rural Africa.

Politicians in Papua New Guinea have thrown their support behind a plan to power the country’s development through coal.

Air pollution is killing more people every year than smoking, according to research published on Tuesday that called for urgent action to stop burning fossil fuels.

Eskom estimates that emissions from its coal-fired power stations kill 534 people a year – but an independent review of Eskom’s data estimates that the number of people who die is at least 1850 a y

Extraction industries are responsible for half of the world’s carbon emissions and more than 80% of biodiversity loss, according to the most comprehensive environmental tally undertaken of mining a

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