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Never one to shy away from grandiose statements, last week Tesla CEO Elon Musk made the comment during an earnings conference call that he thinks "all cars will go fully autonomous in the long term," and that "it will be quite unusual to see cars that don't have full autonomy." Further, he asserted that owning […] Read More

This morning while doing my regular exercise, the thought struck me that humanity's ability to potentially regulate Earth's climate is in a sense comparable to changing an individual's lifestyle and diet to become healthier. Let me explain. Despite a variety of competing claims and sometimes whacky methods, we know the way to lose weight and become […] Read More

According to a new study by Australia's crowdfunded Climate Council, the sunburnt country could well become a world leader in home battery storage for solar power in coming years. The Climate Council report predicts that the cost of battery storage will drop considerably by 2018, making going "off-grid" cost-competitive with grid-sourced electricity. The Climate Council report […] Read More

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has issued a blunt warning about the risk climate change poses to future financial stability, if sufficient action is not taking now, the BBC has reported. Mark Carney told the BBC, "The challenge is that if there's not action today or in the near future, that risk in the medium […] Read More

ANZ bank, one of Australia's "big four" banks, has pledged to no longer fund coal projects and to invest a minimum of $10 billion for renewable energy, reforestation, and energy efficiency projects, The Guardian has reported. The bank has been heavily criticised in the past for being Australia's biggest lender for fossil fuel projects, including […] Read More