Experts say Queensland’s plans to become a “global renewable energy superpower” face some serous obstacles.

A new study from the US says methane emissions from natural gas flaring have been vastly underestimated.

AGL Energy has announced it will close Australia’s biggest-emitting power plant a decade earlier than planned.

Experts have made new estimates on the environmental cost of Bitcoin mining.

Tiwi Islands traditional owners have won a court-ordered pause on Santos' $4.7 billion Barossa gas project.

A new study has linked the common weed-killer Roundup to convulsion in worms.

Research suggests termites may play a pivotal role in climate change.

Australian scientists have assisted NASA in testing the first ever asteroid redirection.

The Queensland Government has announced plans to build Australia's largest state-owned wind farm.

Singapore and Australia are expected to sign a new “green economy agreement” next month.

The president of the World Bank has faced calls to resign after refusing to acknowledge fossil-fuel burning is warming the planet.

Climate change could make lakes less blue.

Metal compounds could be the answer to the growing problem of drug-resistant fungal infections.

Warming oceans appear to be changing Australian reef fish populations.

Chinese scientists have found evidence of ancient flooding on Mars.

The competition regulator has told businesses to be prepared to back up their environmental claims.

CSIRO says a new fungus can help farmers fight a fast-spreading weed.

Water Minister Tanya Plibersek has approved the first plan for how New South Wales will share water in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Environmental groups are concerned about a plan to turn the Hazelwood coal mine into a lake.

Experts say Australia has a severe lack of hydrogen skills and training capabilities.

Origin Energy is abandoning plans to frack for gas in the Northern Territory’s Beetaloo Basin.

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