More renewables investment needed: UN climate chief

The UN climate chief Christiana Figueres has urged global financial institutions to triple their investments in clean energy to reach the US $1 trillion a year mark that would help avert a climate catastrophe. In an interview with the Guardian, she urged institutions...

Renewable energy now cheaper than fossil fuels in Australia

Renewable energy is now cheaper than electricity from new-build coal- and gas-fired power stations in Australia, according to new analysis from research firm Bloomberg New Energy Finance.  The study shows that electricity can be supplied from a new wind farm at a cost...