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A new climate change plan in the European Union, which has been lauded for its ambitious targets and aggressive action on emissions, will sacrifice carbon-storing trees, threaten biodiversity and outsource deforestation, according to a new paper.
After years of severe drought, the situation in northern Kenya is desperate. Animals are dying, fields have dried up and people have little to eat. A women’s initiative is hoping to turn their community’s fortunes around with the help of new wells.
In the case of the Pacific Island state of Tuvalu, the response is seemingly digital or, as its officials prefer to call it, creating the Digital Nation.
A key union says plans to establish a federal authority to guide Australia’s transition to renewable energy needs significant changes before it progresses to parliament.
The Albanese government could be forced to overhaul the laws governing offshore energy projects after a court ruling slowed the approval of new gas developments.
Shayleen Thompson of the Clean Energy Regulator had ‘robust’ exchange with Wentworth Group director
Commonwealth demands for the states to cap coal prices are mired in confusion over whether the cap should apply to contracted coal as well.
Renewable energy shapes as one of the first sectors in which unions will pursue multi-employer bargaining, with the ACTU declaring the new workplace laws could help “reset” hostile relations with Qantas.
Over the next fortnight, three of Australia’s big banks will face a fresh round of shareholder pressure over their responses to climate change.
If Australia is going to be serious about co-hosting a UN climate conference in only four years, it needs to be serious about leading from the front.
Environmental laws are being used in new ways to force a review of proposed oil and gas projects, and the Australian government may finally have to take responsibility for the greenhouse emissions our exports create.
Farmers are the main sufferers from climate change- droughts, fires heavy rainfall and floods. The National Party has failed farmers and country people on numerous fronts. It has sold out to the miners.
The premier says the promise of resurrecting the SEC was a killer blow in the election campaign that delivered Labor a third term in office last weekend.
More than 50 species of sea slug have been discovered residing in the waters flowing beneath a somewhat unremarkable arch bridge connecting Phillip Island to the Victorian mainland.
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Native marsupials thrive after being translocated from Western Australia and released in Sturt National Park as part of the Wild Deserts project.
Lawyers for Deanna ‘Violet’ Coco, who stopped traffic for 25 minutes in April, say it is ‘outrageous’ their client was refused bail before an appeal next year
The new executive director of Pedal Power ACT – Canberra’s cycling lobby group – promises to be anything but shy and retiring in the role.
The arboretum was closed to the public in October last year and is being ‘vacated in preparation for divestment’
One of south east Queensland’s hotspots for urban development has rejected sprawl and would instead attempt to create higher density living to stop south east Queensland becoming a mega city that sprawled from Coolangatta to Coolum, its mayor Peter Flannery said.
The state’s Animal Care and Protection Act has been updated to better safeguard Queenslanders’ furry friends.
As the southeast grapples with a nightmare congestion future if urgent action isn’t taken, the state’s “biggest traffic day ever” has been revealed.
The $5.7 million Project Shield is attempting to give electricity network companies better visibility over ‘behind-the-meter’ resources like solar panels, batteries and electric vehicles.
A Land Court ruling against Clive Palmer’s proposed Waratah coal mine proposal reads like a green manifesto, and will have major ramifications for Queensland.
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The Queensland Premier’s ‘concrete’ declaration that state-owned coal-fired power will be phased out relies heavily on hypotheticals.
Hydrogen puts SA on the precipice of an economic boom similar to what the gold rush meant for Victoria, the Premier says – and would make the state a “superpower”.
Australia’s resource-based economy should not be a source of shame, South Australia’s premier says.
Tasmania’s key industries want a dual power pricing system – cheaper rates for Tasmanian-based enterprises – warning without it a new interconnector with Victoria could destroy the state’s competitive advantage.
Gas company Santos has lost its appeal against the decision that overturned approvals for its $4.7 billion gas project underway in waters off the Tiwi Islands.
It is hard to have sympathy for the gas and oil giant after its second successive court loss over its failure to consult Indigenous people living on the Tiwi Islands.
There was a surprise signature on a protest letter sent to the Northern Territory government last week over its latest water plans. The letter was co-signed Professor Barry Hart, one of the nation’s top water experts.
Australia’s richest person has wasted little time in putting a firmer offer on the table for Warrego Energy, escalating her stoush with Kerry Stokes’ backed Beach Energy for control of the resources minnow.
What should be included in the 10-cent refund program? The community can now have their say on a system that has doubled WA’s beverage container recycling rate.
Penguin Island’s captive little penguin population is set to moved to mainland WA in six months, with the discovery centre on the island to be demolished.
There was enough wind and solar in WA’s isolated grid – the biggest in the world – to meet all local demand one day last October. Here’s why it didn’t.
Plans for an up to 1GW green hydrogen plant in WA’s Mid-West region could lead to the manufacture of net-zero glass – and may be solar panels.
Trees standing alone and in small groups worth billions to UK, which researchers say justifies spending to protect them
The recently passed Inflation Reduction Act is a landmark piece of legislation, but its name is a bit of a red herring. The $369 billion bill has more to do with reducing carbon emissions than lowering the CPI.
The first sign of serious trouble for the drought-stricken American Southwest could be a whirlpool.
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