And what will we see once we embrace cheap renewables? An end to the internal combustion engine, for a start, writes freelance journalist Doug Hendrie.
Renewable energy is helping Australia make the transition from private to socialised power. And that scares the pants off Big Energy.
The Grattan researchers forgot quite a few things about Queensland, writes economist and University of Queensland academic John Quiggin
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The government continues to fall in voters' estimation on important policy issues, but a large number of voters still think it's too soft on asylum seekers, Essential Report shows.
Two small Australian towns want to become 100% powered by renewable energy. Crikey intern Diana Hodgetts looks at some overseas examples and finds 100% renewable is nice, but not always 100% reliable.
Author Naomi Klein has issued a rallying cry for decisive action on climate change and an end to global inequality. And, bad luck, she says the solar panels on your roof are not going to cut it
Crikey readers have their say on Abbott's long presser, the great source of energy just above our heads, and the future of the Right.
Ian Plimer, an ally of Gina Rinehart, has written a new book criticising environmentalists and casting doubt on climate change. Renewable energy expert Dr Mark Diesendorf does some fact-checking.