Australian firm Monadelphous has entered into a joint venture with US firm Jacobs Engineering to access PNG oil.

Greens Senator Larissa Waters has been forced to retract claims about coal miner Adani’s chief executive.

Australia has been ranked 15th out of 115 countries for energy access, energy efficiency and renewable energy in a new World Bank report.

The federal energy minister may change the rules so that the CEFC can fund carbon capture.

A major energy generator says there will not be any new coal power stations built in Australia.

The Australia Institute says over 60,000 mines have been abandoned across Australia, and there is no solid plan on what to do with them.

Industrial chemicals have made their way to the Earth’s deepest ocean trenches.

It is slow going at the Fukushima nuclear power plant, where high levels of radiation continue to hamper efforts.

The NSW town of Narrabri is being divided over coal seam gas.

An Adelaide company is using a CSIRO design to create the next generation of battery technology.

The Federal Government agency looking at Adani’s $1 billion loan request will not have to give details to the public.

It appears facts are not enough to spread scientific truth.

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has refined his line of attack on renewable energy.

A new interpretation of native title law could have far-reaching implications.

A scientific snapshot shows Australia's heatwaves will be hotter, last longer and occur more often.

Experts say shark fishing should be made sustainable, not banned.

The Victorian Government has gained opposition support for a permanent ban on fracking.

The idea that herbal medicines are ‘safe’ because they come from natural materials could be dangerous.

People with higher incomes and better education no longer dominate demand for the domestic solar market.

Human trials are beginning to show that medical marijuana could reduce cravings and ease withdrawal symptoms in heroin users.

Tassal – Tasmania’s top salmon supplier – has been ordered to offload thousands of tonnes of stock.

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Rates of autism diagnosis have increased 20 fold over the last 30 years, and no, it’s not because of vaccines.

NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that an object about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

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