The federal government claims that Australia's rising emissions are offset by savings around the globe when Australian gas exports replace other fossil fuels. But the numbers don't stack up like that.
By enacting a legislative framework to achieve carbon neutrality, France and the United Kingdom are making a difference in the fight against climate change.
It's been years in the making, but Adani's controversial Queensland coal mine is finally shovel-ready. Yet significant scientific questions remain, such as the impact on the region's aquifers.
Trump may find it harder to maintain support for his escalating tariffs on China if the US economy shows further signs of weakness.
Gautam Adani might be willing to lose a large share of his wealth to show that he can’t be pushed around, or he might want more public money.
India's re-elected prime minister has paved the way for Queensland coal to power Bangladesh.
The Liberal government's contradictory stances on the environment and economic development may result in Andrew Scheer's Conservatives winning in October.
Everything you need to know – where it is, the environmental impact, Indigenous land rights issues and actual profitability – of the Adani Carmichael coal mine in one simple interactive.
Australia hasn’t done much planning to prepare for the shift away from coal. But it’s not too late to learn from international experiences.
The decision, taken by Price, comes after public pressure from Queensland LNP members, including a threat by McGrath to publicly call for her resignation if she failed to treat the project fairly.
Twelve power projects are in the running for federal government dollars: six pumped hydro, five gas and one coal. It's clear which one shouldn't be on the list, for economic and environmental reasons.
Deep Saini speaks to Michelle Grattan about the week in politics.
We have quantified the effects of twelve power station closures in five states. Local unemployment shoots up and comes down only slowly.
With this week's revelations about the extraordinary visit to the US gun lobby by One Nation's James Ashby, and Steve Dickson, Morrison's shilly-shallying became untenable.
Twelve projects have been ticked under the Underwriting New Generation Investment program, although there will be no contracts before the election.
Leigh Sullivan speaks with Michelle Grattan about the week in politics.
The week highlighted, yet again, that instead of a credible energy
policy, the government has only confusion and black holes.
O'Sullivan rejected Morrison's Monday argument that it would be
impractical for the federal government to underwrite a coal-fired
project in Queensland because the Palaszczuk government would veto it.
One of the Nationals' key KPIs for McCormack has been that he must successfully pressure Morrison for the government to underwrite coal-fired generation.
The smoke from wood-burning stoves and fireplaces contributes to air pollution and poor health.