Liberal MP Craig Kelly is causing a stir after his appointment as chairman of a backbench environment and energy committee.

Geo-scientists say it is possible to measure greenhouse gas emissions from power plants by checking the grass outside.

Investigators say a string of construction and design flaws led to last year’s fatal Samarco mine disaster in Brazil.

Victoria will ban exploration and development of unconventional gas, including coal seam gas and fracking.

Some much-anticipated appearances at Tasmania's ...

Reports say the first shipment of Australian uranium will arrive in India next year.

The Queensland Government will launch a parliamentary review into the resurgence of black lung, or coal worker’s pneumoconiosis (CWP).

NSW Health has issued its report on disturbing gas mix ups at a Sydney hospital.

More asbestos-tainted products have turned up on an Australian worksite.

Former NSW mining minister Ian Macdonald has failed to keep criminal charges against him secret.

Humans appear to have slowed down the rate at which they are destroying the planet.

A large oil spill in Darwin Harbour has authorities scrambling to respond.

The COAG Energy Council has outlined steps to energy market reform.

Adani has defeated the latest legal challenge to its planned Carmichael coal mine.

Activists claim the ‘Big Three’ energy retailers are massively over-charging South Australian customers.

Australian researchers have set a new record for solar power generation.

Scientists in New South Wales are trying to feed people algae ...

Physicists may have found new evidence of a fifth force of nature.

Records suggest cases of ‘black lung’ were known about before its official ‘re-emergence’.

WA’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recommended approval for a new uranium mine...

The Federal Government's Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB) has shifted its gaze to a new Chinese energy deal.

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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.

In the search for life on other planets, we can only look for things we know work on Earth.

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