Voters back more action on climate change, renewables and electric cars

More than 80 per cent of Australians want the Government to take more action on climate change. That's 20 percentage points higher than in 2013.

How carbon farming is helping regenerate the outback

The demand for carbon farming projects is growing in south-west Queensland with one Indigenous group looking to the initiative to regenerate the bush.

Climate change costs will have knock-on effect on interest rates, RBA warns

The Reserve Bank warns it will have to take the impact of climate change into account when setting interest rates, with Deputy Governor Guy Debelle saying few forces have a similar scale and systemic risk on the economy.

The farm shed invention that could power this whole town with clean energy

After more than a decade on the drawing board, a farmer and an engineer say they have created a generator that runs off green waste, recycles its emissions, and costs virtually nothing.

How a gas plant could wipe out a year’s worth of solar power emissions savings

The equivalent to the annual reduction in greenhouse gases from all of the country's solar panels combined could effectively be wiped out by a single oil and gas project's failure to capture any of its emissions for two years.

Kiwi scientists breed sheep to fart and burp less

A NZ agricultural research company has bred a line of sheep which produce 10 per cent less greenhouse gas emissions.