The planet has set a significant – and unwelcome - landmark with the concentration of heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the atmosphere passing 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in more t
A controversial mining proposal slated for prime agricultural land on the Liverpool Plains in northern NSW fails to meet basic environmental standards, an independent assessment of the project has
Carbon dioxide levels are about to rise to the highest they have been in five million years, triggering warnings a move towards low carbon economies is not happening quick enough.
The last known rhinoceroses in Mozambique have been wiped out by poachers apparently working in cahoots with the game rangers responsible for protecting them.
Miner BHP Billiton has been given until the end of 2016 to halt most of the pollution discharged from one of its coal mines into the Georges River south-west of Sydney, a verdict that has split env
A US submission to UN-backed negotiations shows how a scaled-down global climate deal which falls short of a full treaty can be agreed in 2015.
Climate experts from European Union governments will next discuss a proposal to bolster prices in the bloc’s carbon market on May 27, an EU official said.
The country that is the world's largest investor in clean energy was dragged into yet another investigation into the subsidies it provides last week.
Queensland National Parks Minister Steve Dickson has consistently ruled out logging in “pristine” national parks. But which parks are considered pristine is yet to be defined.
A massive gas-conditioning plant near Sale that will unlock a more carbon-intensive gas field off Victoria's east coast has been approved by the Environment Protection Authority.
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