Australian temperature records tumbled again in September this year, with the country experiencing the hottest day since records began, and New South Wales breaking that record twice within a few d

A modern electricity grid powered by diverse renewable energy and storage can provide secure, clean and affordable power for Australians. The Powering a 21st Century Economy report find that the inevitable closure of ageing, inefficient, polluting coal plants provides a critical opportunity to move to a modern 21st century electricity system.

A new major report has concluded that Australia needs between 66% and 75% renewable energy by 2030 in order to meet its Paris Climate Agreement commitments, or face delaying a necessary transition

Australia will establish a national space agency, the government has said.

‘Less of an opportunity to clear the mind,’ is the verdict from Bidyadanga, where winter highs of 33C were replaced by 36C as records tumbled across the country

This paper analyses the weather conditions of winter 2017 in Australia and draws conclusions about the subsequent impact of this dry and hot weather on crops and livestock, energy systems and bushfire risk, and the role of climate change in influencing these winter weather conditions.

With nearly half the world’s population affected by water scarcity and demand for freshwater continuing to soar, a WWF report released at the 20th International Riversymposium in Brisbane shows how governments can successfully protect and restore river flows – helping to ensure sufficient water for people and nature.

Extensive loss of branching corals and changes in coral community structure in Australia's Palm Islands region over the past century has been revealed in a new study.

Cars are a major source of greenhouse gas pollution in Australian cities, the latest report explains. Transport is Australia’s third largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, with emissions from transport increasing nearly 60% since 1990, more than any other sector. Cars are responsible for roughly half of all transport emissions.

Single-use plastic bags will be banned in Queensland from July next year after the state parliament passed new legislation on Tuesday night.

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