Analysts say the price of coal is about to rise, and could deliver a $A23.6bn boost to big mining groups listed in London.

The WA Government is feeling the heat for attempts to sell its power network.

The Queensland Resources Minister says gas is the “fuel of the future”.

Tasmania’s undersea power cable operator Basslink is in talks with banks to stay afloat.

BHP Billiton executives are among 21 people charged with manslaughter and environmental crimes...

Economists say the funding links between fossil fuel firms and researchers could threaten academic independence.

The Prime Minister has leaked footage of a CFMEU official’s threatening behaviour, while being accused of trading guns ...

The Snowy Mountains Hydro Scheme has been heritage listed.

Queensland’s Office of Industrial Relations claimed black lung was eradicated, while also paying out for it.

Large water-bound turbines are being tested in Tasmania’s Tamar River.

Australian researchers are transforming tiny particles into modular building blocks.

A crowd of hundreds has gathered in hot and windy conditions to attend a memorial service for generations of fallen miners.

An Australian science writer says women can fix the big challenges our planet faces.

New research has looked at the 'thermal inequality' created by a lack of trees in poorer suburbs.

A new program wants tradies to swap meat pies for mindfulness.

BP is abandoning plans for exploration drilling in the Great Australian Bight.

As Australia’s gas exports reach incredible levels, a tax designed to share the profits does nothing.

The Queensland Government is fast-tracking the remaining approvals for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.

Energy ministers have agreed to an independent review of the nation's energy security by chief scientist Alan Finkel.

The World Health Organization (WHO) says doctors have a role to play in the climate change debate.

The local government-run Sunshine Coast Solar Farm has reached a milestone.

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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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