Doubling down on fossil fuels when the world’s global scientific consensus, the International Energy Agency and political leaders say no to more fossil fuels is reckless and risky for Woodside shareholders.
Qantas has launched a world-first ‘green tier’ program to reward frequent flyers who make sustainable choices at home and when they travel, and further its ambition to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Australia relies on China for 90 per cent of the imports of one technology ‘crucial’ to the country’s future.
Two decisions taken by Woodside this week have ensured Western Australia plays a central role in global energy supply in the decades ahead.
Scott Morrison has declared coal will be used for decades despite Australia signing up to an international pledge to ‘phase down’ - not ‘phase out’ - the resource in coming years.
Health Minister Greg Hunt has refused to say whether Australia will return to international climate talks late next year with a stronger 2030 emissions target, as demanded by the concluded Glasgow conference.
Australia could easily move quickly to widespread electric car use, experts say, but there’s a few road blocks ahead. Can they be overcome?
Modelling underpinning Australia’s 2050 net zero emissions target has been made public for the first time by the Morrison government.
Kimberley Caines and Helena Burke
After weeks of waiting, the Morrison government’s modelling on its net zero emissions target by 2050 has finally been made available to public.
The US and China have shocked the world by coming together to sign a deal on lowering emissions.
Blaming methane-burping cattle for destroying the environment is a “load of bulldust”, according to respected agricultural analysts at Thomas Elder Markets.
Chevron Australia has unveiled a potential $200 million-plus plan aimed at addressing its failure to meet a target to bury carbon dioxide underground at the Gorgon gas project.
China and the United States have pledged at United Nations talks in Glasgow to increase co-operation on climate action.
Jake Spring and Valerie Volcovici
Only months after a damning UN report predicted a continued reduction in rainfall for the Great Southern, PM Scott Morrison’s global climate pitch at COP26 was met with scepticism by many.
Tom Shanahan & Georgie Moore
Half a dozen of the world's leading car manufacturers are set to sign a pledge committing to the phasing out of fossil-fuel vehicles within two decades.
Simon Jessop, William James and Nick Carey
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is selling the idea that Australia’s climate action will be led by ‘can-do capitalism’, not government policy.
The Morrison Government will on Wednesday continue its push for action on climate change with a $1 billion investment fund aimed at supercharging renewable energy projects.
WA car retailers say they could easily sell electric vehicles if policies to encourage their use were implemented.
Net zero, two words met with an eye roll and existentialism — Conference of the Parties celebrates its 26th year trying to solve the inevitable negligence of human progression.
Australia will have an estimated 1.7 million electric vehicles on the road by the end of this decade, according to a new Federal Government energy strategy released today.
Several major coal-using countries have announced steps at COP26 to wean themselves off the fossil fuel, but many big emitters are not involved - including Australia.
Kate Abnett and Elizabeth Piper
Malaga-based Steel Blue Boots has become the first safety boot manufacturer in the country to receive Climate Active certification to be Scope 3 carbon neutral.
Danielle Le Messurier
Scott Morrison has met with Prince Charles on the sidelines of the United Nations COP26 climate conference in Glasgow.
Queen Elizabeth II has told the United Nations climate change summit that the time for words is over and world leaders must think of future generations when negotiating a deal to limit global warming.
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