Gina Rinehart’s proposed 30-million-tonne Alpha coal mine is storming ahead after clearing its latest legal hurdle.

Failed resources company Linc Energy has paid the Queensland Government $3.6 million for rehabilitation efforts.

Over 23,000 legal claims seeking a total $79 billion in damages have been lodged against BHP Billiton and Vale's Samarco joint venture.

Energy reformers say the regulator has missed a great opportunity ...

Local bidders have made an unsolicited offer for a 99-year lease on Ausgrid.

Many voices are calling for owners of the Hazelwood Power Station give a clear timeline for its future.

German researchers have developed a way of using ultrasound to move solid objects without physically touching them.

Nearly 400 scientists have signed an open letter telling Donald Trump about the climate.

Coral bleaching continues on the Great Barrier Reef.

The Federal Government may change its foreign investment guidelines to appease angry investors.

Big retailers are getting behind the ACCC’s plans for button battery safety.

Research says an oil spill from a proposed BP project could smash South Australian tourism and aquaculture.

South Australian authorities are interested in a giant underground facility being dug in Finland.

Experts say major super funds are not moving away from coal investments for political reasons.

The ACCC says it makes sense for Australia’s various gas network to be connected to each other.

Engineers are working on technology that could turn a t-shirt into a power plant.

Canada is introducing a carbon price for regions that do not regulate emissions by themselves.

New research suggests Australia could phase out coal production without taking a massive economic hit.

A scientific review and moratorium on hydraulic fracturing begins in the NT today.

Origin Energy has replaced veteran chief executive Grant King with his long time offsider Frank Calabria.

An independent review will look at the risks Shenhua's proposed Watermark mine pose to Aboriginal heritage and sacred sites

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NASA has sent a robot into space that will hitchhike through the Solar System on the back of an asteroid.

I went to a science talk looking for controversy but all I found was science.

‘Ninety-seven per cent of climate experts agree humans are causing global warming’ – a statement about agreement that not everyone agrees on.

There is excitement in the world of astronomy, with suggestions our solar system could contain a never-before-seen planet.

Researchers say they have evidence that a planet about ten times the mass of Earth has been hiding in the outer solar system.

We all have our parents’ lifestyles and emotions encoded in our cells - that is the wonder of epigenetics.

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