Draft regulation is response to US subsidies and Chinese state support for green-tech sector
Nations have reached a historic agreement to protect the world's oceans following 10 years of negotiations. The High Seas Treaty aims to help place 30% of the seas into protected areas by 2030, to safeguard and recuperate marine nature.
The NSW government is investing $64 million into the state’s the first two green hydrogen hub projects, in the Illawarra and Moree, as it also opens up applications for $1.5 billion in concessions for large-scale green hydrogen producers.
More than 25m panels are expected to be installed across the state over the next decade
The Greens and David Pocock seek big changes to the safeguard mechanism, and a climate trigger. In the meantime, the policy allows companies to entirely offset emissions with sham credits. By Mike Seccombe.
Legislation could see companies fined millions of pounds for making unproven environmental assertions to sell their products
The Australian government plans to make an area about the size of Germany in the Southern Ocean a marine zone, strengthening protections around Macquarie Island for millions of penguins and seals.
All sides are busy trying to figure out who would have more to lose if the safeguard mechanism dies in the Senate.
For the first time in history, Australia has blocked the creation of a coal mine under environmental laws.
Transport companies, miners, manufacturers and electricity producers across NSW will be forced to take on the lion’s share of cutting emissions under a nation-first carbon crackdown by the state’s environmental regulator.
Delivering a "climate-positive" Olympics and Paralympic Games in Brisbane 2032 will require "radical thinking" that puts the needs of the planet above the wants of humans, experts say.
Governments appear to have signed a once-in-a-decade deal to halt the destruction of Earth’s ecosystems, but the agreement seems to have been forced through by the Chinese president, ignoring the objections of some African states.
The NSW Government has declared its fourth renewable energy zone – and the first to include access to offshore wind – as it races to put in the infrastructure for new wind, solar and storage to replace the country’s biggest fleet of coal generators.
Banks and other big businesses will be forced to come clean with the public about what they are doing to cut emissions under plans put forward by the Albanese government.
Australia is well-positioned to be a world leader on climate change. Our geographic position, our wealth of natural resources and our strengths in advanced manufacturing, technology and trade give us a unique perspective that should influence global thinking on climate.
The Albanese government will funnel $500 million into the commercialisation of clean energy technologies through a rebadged version of a $1 billion fund first proposed by the former Coalition government.
The NSW government will create several zero-emission zones across Sydney, including at Blackwattle Bay and Central, as Infrastructure Minister Rob Stokes warned the city risked falling behind other global metropolises without immediate climate action.
Australians stand to benefit from new, practical cooperation with Singapore, which will promote jobs, trade and investment in ways that will accelerate our transition to net zero emissions.
The Queensland government has doubled down on its activities to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 with the launch of a Low Carbon Accelerator Program.