Both the Coalition and Labor say they take the threat of climate change seriously, but they're offering different pitches on how to deal with it ahead of the federal election.
Sarah Hanson-Young says her party will be pushing Bill Shorten to get serious about climate action if he emerges victorious on May 18, expecting a Labor Lower House to turn to The Greens for control of the Senate.
Greenpeace questions the independence of the national offshore oil and gas regulator, amid revelations the authority will speak at a Parliamentary dinner in favour of oil exploration in the Great Australian Bight.
SA senator Sarah Hanson-Young says a crude Facebook post shared by a business owned by the Ceduna Mayor is "degrading" to women, but he says his Facebook account was hacked.
Senator Sarah Hanson-Young's sexual history could be questioned during a defamation trial against former senator David Leyonhjelm, a pre-trial hearing is told.
A Norwegian MP calls for a state-owned Norwegian oil and gas company not to start drilling in the Great Australian Bight, while a scientist says noise from the project could hurt marine life.
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.