Three former Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO) executives will be on trial in the first criminal trial linked to the Fukushima crisis.

Tasmania’s energy crisis drags on this week, with very little sign of reprieve on the way.

AGL says it is still committed to the Silverton wind farm project in far west New South Wales, despite progress being stalled for several years.

Researchers have demonstrated the thinnest, lightest solar cells ever produced.

A rural council at the heart of the resources sector will soon crack down on miners and mining companies not paying their rates.

Staff at the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) have become the latest to reject a bargaining agreement that their union says is framed by the Government’s “harsh and unworkable public sector bargaining policy”.

Labor is preparing a bill that would ban animal testing for cosmetics in Australia.

A Senate committee is examining BP’s plans to search for oil in the Great Australian Bight.

The new chief of the Murray Darling Basin Authority has reported on his first few weeks in the job.

Labor, Greens and independent politicians have gathered to stop the latest attack on Australian science.

Updated modelling shows global sea level rose faster in the 20th century than in any of the 27 previous centuries.

Multinational companies that avoid paying tax on Australian earnings could soon be forced to sell their assets.

Four major oil producing countries say they would consider freezing output levels, but only if other producers join in.

New figures show Australia is slacking off on immunisation, and could be putting people at risk.

Papua New Guinea is suffering in the same way that many of its larger neighbours do – as big companies in major industries come up well short on their tax bill.

A new company hopes to help bypass big electricity providers and let people trade their own power amongst themselves.

A massive new industry could open up in Australia following research on materials for the thinnest condom ever.

Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage Protection officers are visiting sugar cane properties this to help improve the quality of water flowing out to the Great Barrier Reef.

Four billion people face severe water scarcity for at least one month a year, according to a new report.

Researchers say some Australian turtle populations are at risk of being feminised into extinction.

The Federal Government has congratulated itself for the successful Federal Exploration Development Incentive (EDI).

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