CSIRO has launched a project to let consumers monitor their electricity consumption on smartphones and tablets.

A health expert and former Australian of the Year says the health effects of climate change on children have been “grossly neglected”.

A revolutionary solar plane has continued its quest to circumnavigate the globe.

The children of Australia’s richest person have wrestled control over their multibillion-dollar family trust.

The Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) says it cannot afford to clean up the mix of oil and paint left when a Chinese bulk coal carrier hit the reef in 2010.

An American researcher is investigating the slow uptake of electric cars in Australia, with just under 2000 sold in the last three years compared to more than 300,000 in the US.

Community activists say they have had a win, with a WA water corporation agreeing not to dump wastewater on a beach.

Cane toads continue to plague the northern part of the country, and form a favourite night-time hunt for young residents, but it is important to find the best way to destroy the invasive pest.

Senior church leaders have called on the Federal Government to make stronger climate change resolutions, saying the risks outweigh religious difference.

Macquarie University has released preliminary results of test to find the extent of contaminated drinking water in NSW.

Natural health giant Blackmores has donated $1.3 million for research on complementary medicine at the University of Sydney.

The US has taken a technical step in the new space race, passing a bill to allow mining in space.

Food Standards wants to set a new acceptable level for agricultural and veterinary chemicals that may occur in food.

A new survey shows the shifting view of nuclear power in Japan since the 2011 Fukushima disaster.

A new report says the cost of programs to encourage rooftop solar systems have outweighed the benefits by $9 billion.

Now that the Federal Government has successfully slashed the Renewable Energy Target, progressive State Governments could fill the void.

A major chicken company has been fined $80,000 for spilling 1,700 litres of blood into a creek near Newcastle.

The world’s largest private coal company has been accused of promoting itself in Ebola-ravaged Africa, claiming that fossil fuel is a solution to global poverty.

A new, ecologically-minded trend is emerging on the internet, as activists use digital means to shame wealthy water-wasters.

Coal seam gas company AGL can fire up its Gloucester operations once more, after the EPA cleared away a contamination scare.

The Federal Government has acknowledged that Co-operative Research Centres earn more than they cost, but will cut funding to them anyway.

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