In Queensland's coal heartland, a number of locals are trading in their mining jobs to work in the renewables sector.
Crops grown near the runway at Adelaide Airport provide multiple benefits: cooling the air, helping aircraft take off, and providing extra income.
The Australian Workers' Union demands tougher regulation following Friday's blaze at a waste storage business that injured two workers and spewed thick black smoke over Melbourne.
Researchers use sensors and machine learning algorithms to predict where drivers can find the perfect car park.
As coal-dependent regions ponder the inevitable transition to a post-coal future, experts are calling for political parties to adopt "a long-term view" on renewable energy rather than looking to the next election.
On an episode of Q&A, former Howard government minister Amanda Vanstone claimed that carbon emissions are coming down in Australia. Fact Check finds that claim to be misleading.
How much is a breath of fresh Australian air worth? People living in smog-affected areas overseas could soon find out, with a company planning to can and export the product from Margaret River.
As drought and unpredictable rain forces indebted farmers off their land, whole families are paying the price as bonded labourers in the brickmaking industry.
WA Government to tackle dust-related health concerns in Port Hedland by capping the permanent residential population.
Sparrows in the mining towns of Broken Hill and Mount Isa have adapted to avoid the uptake of lead, according to a new genetic study of the birds.