Whistleblowers who helped prosecute Linc Energy in Queensland's worst contamination scandal say the State Government is putting royalties and a growing CSG industry ahead of dealing with an ongoing contamination problem.
Hundreds of climate activists call an end to their protest inside one of Germany's biggest open-pit coal mines after police repeatedly ordered them to leave, pulling some protesters from the site.
About a year ago, my partner and I learned of a revolution in Australia's paddocks. We want to farm in a more natural way, but the stakes are high — making the shift could send us broke.
The multi-billion-dollar Emissions Reduction Fund is under review and one idea being considered is to use taxpayer money to subsidise power generators, including coal-fired stations.
Mining giants Rio Tinto, BHP and Glencore have listed several of their tailings dams across Australia as being at "high" or "extreme" risk of failure in self audits.
Pope Francis says that carbon pricing is "essential" to stem global warming — his clearest statement yet in support of penalising polluters — and appeals to climate change deniers to listen to science.
At a conservative estimate, people around the world are consuming a credit card's-worth of microplastic every week, according to a new study.
Authorities are fed up with a Taiwanese shipping company's slow response to salvaging containers it lost at sea near Newcastle one year ago, with one commercial fisherman saying he is still catching up to 20 push bikes in nets.
Despite the Federal Government telling the United Nations Australia's emissions are dropping, raw data released today shows the country's pollution is at an all-time high across most sectors.