Melbourne's entire tram network could be powered by solar if the state government gave a bold renewable energy proposal the green light.
Environment activists are taking legal action against the government for refusing to release environmental assessment documents for petroleum exploration off the coast of South Australia.
The Abbott government has poured cold water on ambitious climate change targets recommended by the Climate Change Authority, saying they would put an undue burden on Australia.
More than a million Australians are living in poverty despite two decades of economic growth, according to new research which calls for a radical policy shake-up to deal with the national "disgrace
The Abbott government's energy white paper is "wilfully deluded" for failing to put climate change at the centre of Australia's future energy policy, say climate groups.
Australia's coal industry is driving increases in air pollution according to a new analysis which names coal mining as the dominant source of air particle pollution.
Naturally occurring climate change lowered oxygen levels in the deep ocean, decimating a broad spectrum of seafloor life that took some 1,000 years to recover, according to a study that offers a po
Australia's greenhouse emissions from the electricity sector jumped in the September quarter, reversing the industry's declines during the two carbon tax years preceding it, the latest government d
Australia's most polluting coal-fired power stations, owned by providers like AGL Energy, Origin Energy and Delta Electricity, are on the way to becoming devalued assets due to their carbon intensi
The swift parrot, Australia's fastest nectar-eater, is suffering such a catastrophic population decline that conservationist biologists are pushing for the brightly-coloured bird to be urgently lis
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