A Tesla electric-powered sedan  at a  charging station in Germany. Photograph: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

It has been said and suggested often over the past 15 years, but it really does now seem as if we stand on the cusp of a major revolution in motor tra(...)

The primary driver of the rise in global output is expected to be a 75 per cent jump in global average real output per head, as the prosperity of emerging economies catches up with that of high-income countries

Our ancestors lived in eras we call the Stone Age, the Bronze Age and the Iron Age. Ours is the “fossil-fuel age”. The energy we have extracted from t(...)

The Empire State Building towers above the skyline in New York. Photograph: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

New York’s most famous landmark, the Empire State Building, has set a headline for the commercial property sector worldwide by investing in energy eff(...)