Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has been engaged in a light scuffle on his way into Victoria’s Parliament House.

Sulphur dioxide levels in a north Queensland mining city have breached standard levels 11 times this month.

A gathering of hundreds of cattle graziers has highlighted the continuing fallout from a governmental snap decision in 2011.

Arms have been laid down in the battle between a fast-food giant and residents of a small town in Victoria.

The permafrost cliffs of Eastern Siberia are becoming much less permanent, with new evidence of thawing at an ever-increasing rate.

The Climate Change Authority has called the Federal Government’s emissions reduction target inadequate, and not credible compared to other nations’.

Honeybees are capable of landing with absolute precision on virtually any surface, now scientists have worked out how they judge their descent – and it is so simple we might just steal their idea.

An inquiry has been launched after allegations that the firm in charge of expanding Queensland’s Abbot Point coal terminal has already failed to meet environmental requirements.

Researchers have found a genetic record locked within the biology of a species of turtle, which shows the effect of their exploitation in recent generations.

A deal has been signed that should see the construction of a 1000 megawatt geothermal electric plant in Ethiopia worth an incredible $4 billion.

The Federal Government has begun to finalise the terms of reference for its enquiry into deaths related to a government home insulation scheme, but already it has been called a political witch-hunt.

The vice-chairman of General Electric says Australia needs a price on carbon, but has not come up with the right plan yet.

A new Australian study has shown there is more than one way that fossil-fuel extraction damages the land when it is mined.

If there is one substance mankind is producing in abundance and looks likely to continue doing so, it would be carbon dioxide – but a new development may see the ability to turn large amounts of CO2 into biofuel.

A new partnership will see solar engineers from the University of New South Wales pushing to break their own efficiency record.

Some of the officials behind the massive sustainability push in China will soon address an Australian audience.

Industry Minister Ian Macfarlane says the release of exploration permits for offshore petroleum reserves shows the resources sector is still strong, despite spilling from the mainland into the ocean.

The Federal Government has announced an internal review to be conducted by the Department of the Environment, flagging 150 redundancies and reduced regulations.

The Federal Government’s modification of Australia’s policies and general stance on climate change has been criticised by international authorities, prompting the Prime Minister to claim one expert did not know what she was talking about.

A meeting is on in Hobart this week to discuss plans that would see fishing near Antarctica drastically reduced or even banned.

Research has shown part of the reason many cannot get on board with the need to fight climate change, suggesting the impacts could be too far off to think about.

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