The University of New South Wales is bringing back its formerly-axed Nuclear Engineering degree, thirty years after cutting it from the curriculum.

German scientists have developed a new device for converting solar energy into hydrogen fuel in a much more effective and efficient manner than before.

A trial of carbon capturing devices at a Queensland power station has been hailed as successful by the CSIRO.

Estimates from global economists suggest the current rate of climate change will wipe $60 trillion from the world’s economy over the next few decades.

There has been some success in the negotiations between European and Chinese Authorities to curb EU imports of solar panels from China in exchange for exempting the shipments from punitive tariffs.

Cougar Energy has ditched its multi-million dollar law suit against the Queensland State Government over the forced closure of an underground coal gas project.

International nuclear authorities have unleashed a tirade on Japanese operators, condemning their perceived incompetence in recent melt-down disasters.

A report on the cost and impact of shale coal mining says Australia needs to adopt nation-wide legislation before the practice escalates.

Radioactive water is leaking from the broken Fukishima nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean, with rumours now confirmed by the plant’s operator.

Investigations have led to charges for several Queensland mining operators, after it was found they had improperly dumped wastewater into local systems.

The Federal Government is glowing over uranium - looking toward a radioactive future to boost Australian jobs and the economy, despite a global drop in nuclear power production.

The chief executive of Origin Energy says the Coal Seam Gas industry should be completely transparent to allay fears from anti-CSG groups.

Peabody Energy will cut 400 positions across its NSW and QLD coal mines, pointing to challenging market conditions as the reason for sackings.

The pilot site for geo-thermal energy generation in Western Australia is bubbling along, reportedly operating better than expected.

The chief of Origin Energy has said the price of carbon would have to be a great deal higher before the company would think of moving away from coal.

The US Geological Society is encouraging people to comb through the left-overs of old mining operations and look for materials they may not have known were valuable in the past.

Western Australia will be the site of a new tidal energy trial, seeking to harness the power of waves for human use.

The Sunshine Coast Council in Queensland is planning to supply half of its total energy needs from a large solar farm announced this week.

The Prime Minister has announced the cost of his plan to terminate the carbon tax.

A site has been proposed for the creation of the largest thermal solar power demonstration model in Australia.

In a big win for people power, water safety and environmentalism, 16 planned coal seam gas wells will not be built after the Planning Assessment Commission disapproved the projects.

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