The government's public pressure on AGL is based on a report warning there will be a substantial electricity shortfall over coming years.
As he grapples with the power issue, Malcolm Turnbull has swung increasing emphasis onto coal.
AGL has delivered an initial sharp rebuff to Malcolm Turnbull's plea to extend the life of the Liddell coal-fired power station by at least five years.
Malcolm Turnbull has summoned the chiefs of major power companies to a meeting on Wednesday to discuss how customers can be given more relief through better deals on electricity prices.
Australia is not investing enough in climate monitoring capabilities, potentially leaving farmers and other vulnerable communities high and dry when trying to access crucial weather information.
The degree of pushback against a clean energy target was stronger than had been anticipated, given the intense lobbying of the backbench Josh Frydenberg had done ahead of the meeting.
A new form of the highly contagious canine parovirus has been found in Australia. The strain has been found in vaccinated dogs.
The Turnbull government will impose restrictions on the export of Australian gas to boost domestic supplies and lower prices.
In its latest move on energy policy, the Turnbull government has unveiled a plan to boost generation from the Snowy Hydro scheme by 50%.
Malcolm Turnbull has threatened to use the Commonwealth's power over exports against gas producers if they do not carry through with undertakings to make more gas available for the domestic market.
Malcolm Turnbull on Wednesday will pressure the gas industry to increase the supply available to the domestic market, as the government scrambles to get together a viable national energy policy.
Australia could be the 'energy capital of Asia' but instead it is going backwards, Bill Shorten will say in a speech on Thursday.
A series of questions by Essential on energy policy has found the Turnbull government is so far failing to persuade people of either its performance or its arguments on energy security.
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.
Former prime minister Tony Abbott has lashed out at the prospect of the Turnbull government scrapping one of his signature programs, the Green Army.
Well-intended efforts to reduce food waste could threaten some birds and animal species, a new paper has warned.
Malcolm Turnbull has seized on the massive South Australian power failure to condemn Labor states for aggressive attitudes to renewables and call for a nationwide target.
Over three-quarters of Australians now accept climate change is happening, according to a new survey from the Climate Institute.
The Climate Change Authority has recommended a "toolkit" of climate policies, but has been accused by its critics of sidestepping the need for more rapid emissions cuts.
More than 150 Australian experts have demanded greater action on climate change from Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
A new report published by the Climate Institute says Australia could avoid lengthy heatwaves and help save the Great Barrier Reef by meeting the Paris Agreement's 1.5C global warming goal.
The advent of electron microscopy and nanobiology has moved our appreciation of the living world to unprecedentedly small scales – with entirely new benefits and potential pitfalls to consider.
A Labor government would bring in its emissions trading scheme in two stages, together with a separate scheme for the electricity sector.
The CSIRO will create a new climate research centre in Hobart with 40 climate scientists.
Modelling done for the Climate Institute indicates that without big policy changes Australia's path to zero emissions from the electricity sector by 2050 would mean huge disruption after 2030.