Australia is a major player in the production and export of liquefied natural gas. So why is the country facing gas shortages and a looming domestic energy crisis?
Australia is responsible for the preservation of some globally significant World Heritage Sites which must be protected from potential damage arising from climate change.
China’s thinly-veiled warning to India to heed the lessons of its loss in their 1962 war and India’s retort that it is a different country from that of the time both fail to recognise their new reality: neither can afford a war with the other.
Coastal marine ecosystems affect climate change through carbon capture and storage.
Anies will look towards fulfilling his policy promises to prove his worth as a presidential candidate. The success of religious tensions in propelling him into power could also be utilised again.
The Boundary Dam Power Station in Canada is claimed to be the first coal-fired power station in the world to successfully use carbon capture and storage technology on a commercial scale. Is this an example that Australia should be following?
Speculation continues to mount that a deal to cut oil production can be reached when OPEC producers meet in Vienna on 30 November, but any agreement still faces major hurdles, with Iran and Iraq showing signs of resistance and the Saudi-Iranian rivalry may also come into play.
It remains to be seen if COP22 will achieve the necessary actions, the outcome of which may take many years to confirm.
The South African economy will continue to suffer as a result of unplanned power outages and the need for continued rolling stoppages. The crisis will deter foreign investors and may also render President Zuma’s ambitious plan for economic growth of five per cent by 2019 unachievable. Background South African electricity supplier Eskom is struggling more...