Santos says it will save about $2 billion over three years by spinning off its non-essential assets.

SA Premier Jay Weatherill wants the states to set up an emissions-trading system without the Federal Government.

Suggestions that Australia would introduce a carbon pricing scheme lived for less than two days.

The CSIRO has backed emissions trading as the way to cut power bills and hit carbon targets.

The Federal Government has opened the possibility of new climate policies for the energy sector.

A proposed coal rail line in Queensland has passed its first hurdle for a Federal Government loan.

Australian engineers have smashed the world efficiency record for a new kind of solar cell.

Farmers are taking issues with South Australia’s energy system into their own hands.

The CFMEU has started poking holes in plans for a renewed Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC).

Analysts say the value of global mining deals is dwindling.

SA’s Natural Resources Committee says there should be no unconventional gas work without a social licence.

Six executives at a Queensland Government-owned power company have been criticised for accepting bonuses while subcontractors go unpaid.

Experts say Australia’s climate change response could depend on planning.

Authorities say revenue from oil and gas production has fallen “far behind” in capturing the benefits of the LNG boom.

The Australian Energy Council has warned South Australia about the risks of solar power.

Almost half the CO2 released during the process of making cement over the last 70 years has been re-absorbed by the material through a process called carbonation, say international scientists.

Experts say Australia should take PNG’s lead on gas taxing arrangements.

Victoria has introduced legislation to permanently ban fracking.

Thousands of researchers have been brought together with the launch of the Future Earth Program this week.

A single late-night session was all it took to pass legislation that forced people to the polls earlier this year.

SA’s Treasurer says a “silent majority” want the state’s nuclear waste dump ...

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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 an object 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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