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On the road to energy independence

What oil abundance means for US foreign policy.

US and China energy and climate policy and the G20

Climate and energy policy is once more near the top of the US government’s policy agenda, and occupies a prominent position in China’s development planning and policy. Both countries strive for global leadership on clean energy technologies, and both are preparing national pledges to reduce or constrain their carbon emissions for the period after 2020. The active pursuit of this policy agenda has implications for the strategic relationship of the world’s superpowers, and for the G20 agenda.

Growing solutions, harvesting answers

How can policymakers ensure adequate and stable supply of food, especially to the world's poorest people? That's one of the big questions to be addressed by the new Food Policy Institute.

Where is it cheapest to cut carbon?

Researchers have shed some light on why some countries are more reluctant to agree to an international carbon price than others.

Australia’s emissions projections: bleak but too pessimistic

The carbon pricing policy is likely to go further towards meeting Australia's emissions targets than the Government's projections suggest, writes FRANK JOTZO.

Little green lies

From policy to politics through to personal decisions, thinking ‘green’ is changing our lives in numerous and profound ways. But are those decisions based on the best evidence? PROFESSOR JEFF BENNETT writes that we need to look out for ‘little green lies’.

Asia's energy and food security challenges

Greater regional co-operation is required to ensure Asia's future energy and security challenges are met, write TOM KOMPAS and QUENTIN GRAFTON.

Taxing times produce climate answers

Complex modeling, discussions and negotiations about the effects and challenges of implementing an economy-wide carbon tax in South Africa led to the African country taking a bold plan to the Copenhagen climate negotiations.

Carbon cuts in growing economies

Moving to low-carbon electricity generation has been the key route to achieving the largest emission reductions internationally, according to new research.

China comes clean on carbon emissions

China is seeing through the smog and making major inroads towards reducing carbon emissions, according to a leading expert.

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