We discuss this issue with our studio guest Felix Matthes, an energy expert at the German Institute for Applied Ecology.
Australia's government has rejected a clean energy plan that would have forced electricity companies to source a percentage of their power from renewables. Conservation groups say the decision is a huge mistake.
China's mass-deployment of solar power has helped capacity of the renewable energy grow by 50 percent in 2016. Analysts have praised a sharp drop in the price of panels and more government support.
Northvolt has said it will build Europe's biggest electric car battery factory in its home country, Sweden. The start-up wants the site to rival Tesla's 'Gigafactory' in the US and LG Chem's proposed site in Poland.
The UK's Prime Minister Theresa May has admitted that a "no deal" on Brexit would be better than a bad deal. Apart from being delusional, how damaging will it be for all concerned?
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