Authorities say the new national emissions plan could make it tough for some major industries.

There is concern that the new energy policy pits renewables against fossil fuel ...

A new report says pollution has been responsible for an estimated nine million premature deaths a year.

The Federal Government says its new energy plan brings much-needed certainty, but some say it is shirking its own role.

Sir David Attenborough says the damage from plastic in the ocean is shocking ...

A new study fleshes out the relationship between a changing climate and tropical storms.

Scientists have found an unexpected, growing danger to the ozone layer.

The MDBA says some native fish species have reversed their decline in the Murray-Darling system.

An Australian expert says we should consider charging much more to visit the Great Barrier Reef.

A Tasmanian salmon farmer is embroiled in supreme court action against the Tasmanian government and EPA.

The Federal Government has ordered assessments of a plan to allow four-wheel-drive tracks along Tasmania’s heritage-listed north-west coast.

The Department of Defence has found elevated levels of PFAS chemicals in animals in eastern Victoria.

The Federal Government could ignore the Finkel review and work on its own plan to bring down electricity prices.

Energy giant Chevron has abandoned plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

The NSW Government will introduce new legislation to get around a land court ruling and keep the Springvale mine open.

Adani says it will soon start work on a rail link for its Carmichael coal mine, despite needing billions in finance.

The World Solar Challenge has wrapped up in Adelaide, but the race to real solar transport continues.

Former prime minister Tony Abbott says that if the world is getting warmer, it’s a good thing.

The NSW Government has been accused of weakening water laws to favour mining development.

Federal emissions cuts are being counter-balanced by the costs of Queensland land-clearing.

The Department of Defence says it should have warned the public about PFAS contamination earlier.

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