French engineers are working towards a future where circuitry is not set in stone (or silicon), but can reconfigure itself on command.

Australia’s top national science agencies say looming climate change will hit the nation hard, and the chance to do anything about it is slipping away.

According to the Green Building Council of Australia, the design and layout of a workspace can have some pretty dramatic effects on productivity, health and wellbeing of staff.

New figures show resource and energy giant Santos is in the money.

A government report has flung a scathing condemnation at Australia’s building industry energy performance.

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US president Barack Obama have reached an agreement to move ahead on a civilian nuclear power agreement.

Anglo American has hinted that it will put two more Australian coal mines up for sale.

A senate inquiry has been launched to find why so many are hit with high costs and hidden fees after switching to solar power.

Executives from the nuclear power company at the centre of the 2011 Fukushima disaster won’t face charges.

A Melbourne school has won a global award for its broad range of renewable energy measures.

A study in which 6 people reported their own observations of wind turbine effects is being used as an argument against the wind energy industry.

Australian researchers have developed a new liquid crystal material that will get better performance out of printable organic solar cells.

The ACT Government is preparing to publish a list of homes containing Mr Fluffy asbestos, but the plan has been met with mixed reactions from homeowners.

The Palmer United Party has launched its QLD election campaign with a promise abolish payroll tax, which it says will kick-start work and economic development.

The Greens have launched their Queensland election campaign with a big promise for more solar power.

The Pilbara region’s annoying jigsaw of a power network is set to undergo a major overhaul, as Australia’s biggest mining hub continues to grow.

The CFMEU has been fined $205,100 for illegal activity on building sites, with the judge in the case labelled the union’s record as “dismal”.

The ACCC is taking a deep look at Woodside Petroleum’s $US2.75 billion buy-out of LNG assets from a US energy firm, acting on concerns that the deal was designed to lift gas prices.

Whitehaven Coal is feeling fairly optimistic about thermal and metallurgical coal prices in 2015, marking it as one of the only groups with a positive view on the sector.

As the new year gets into gear, many hope that a raft of ideas and policies for protecting energy supplies and the environment will be on the way.

Hello and welcome back to CareerSpot News for 2015, faithful readers.

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