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.
A former mining engineer is speaking out about what could be the biggest occupational health disaster since asbestos — the diesel machinery exhaust fumes churned out by heavy machinery in many of Australia's underground mines.
We all crave fresh, clean air but for some, the 'Hawaiian breeze' or 'alpine' scented air fresheners that activate in public bathrooms or taxis, can be deadly.
A tiny village in the central-west of New South Wales has become the unlikely site of a David-and-Goliath battle.
Air pollution can lead to premature deaths and problems such as heart attacks and asthma, but the economic cost of this is not being pitted against the apparent benefits to the economy of burning fossil fuels, experts say.