Paul Keating's government, faced with the prospect of international action on climate change, took steps to preserve the coal industry - a tactic that has been rebooted many times since.
Fossil fuel divestment apparently works. Research suggests announcements of divestments have a significant impact on the fossil fuel industry's share prices.
Consistent carbon pricing is a key element in the fight against climate change.
While Tony Abbott's London climate speech has been widely criticised, research suggests his views have long had a sympathetic ear in Australia's coal heartland.
What happens when the gap between a company and its umbrella group gets too wide? We're about to find out.
The Turnbull government is still tying itself in knots over the future of coal, as literally decades of policy turmoil on climate and energy continue to roll on.
The environmental issues we face are ideal recruiting for green parties, but the breakthroughs aren't happening, and after 25 years as a federal party the Greens are still fighting on the same fronts.
Climate change, insects and urban farm towers are a few things that will change how and what we eat in the future.
To better understand and bring under control the new planetary flows that humanity has unleashed, we need to mobilize all the legal resources at your disposal.
Taxing carbon has always been a tricky political sell for conservatives. But a group of establishment US Republicans is touting the idea of a carbon "tax and dividend" as a way to break the deadlock.
The Turnbull government has slammed the door shut on an emissions intensity scheme for the electricity sector, in a demonstration of the power of the conservative forces in the Coalition.
Managers from carbon intensive companies are holding off on long term emissions strategies because of uncertainty around regulations and policies, new research finds.
Washington state's plan to create a carbon tax would make it a climate leader, but local environmental groups are fighting it. What gives?
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has decided to leave climate policy to the provinces, while forcing them to act.
It takes a lot of electricity to produce wine. If the industry wants to remain sustainable, it must place more emphasis on reducing energy use.
New research has found that carbon intensive companies have lost focus on reducing emissions under Direct Action, when compared with the carbon tax.
What did the Coalition promise during the campaign in 11 key policy areas, from health to infrastructure to jobs?
Climate has been something of a sleeper issue in this election. But a new survey suggests voters are keener for action now then they were when the carbon tax was making its way through parliament.
Climate change has won and lost elections in the past, and there's a distinct chill in the air this time around.
There's a wealth of climate policies to choose from this election – but what will they do electricity prices?