Prospects for the controversial Adani coal mine have dimmed further with the Queensland government saying it wants no role in any federal loan to support the project.
Peter Hannam is Environment Editor at The Sydney Morning Herald. He covers broad environmental issues ranging from climate change to renewable energy for Fairfax Media.
The future of Adani's proposed multibillion-dollar Carmichael coal mine remains under a cloud even after Queensland declared it had settled on a royalty regime.
The Berejiklian government will issue warnings of potential threats to electricity supplies from this summer after its review of February's heatwave found the power sector to be vulnerable.
The government has quietly axed environmental conditions aimed at protecting turtle species set to be affected by Adani's proposed $3 billion coal terminal expansion.
Consumers are set to pay higher energy prices but it has little to do with looming "gas shortages", researchers say.
A Kokoda veteran says Australia's future depends on winning the battle against giant coal mines.
The scale of Australia's untapped solar energy resources has been laid bare with a study of the City of Sydney finding as little as 1 per cent of the available rooftops equipped with photovoltaics.
Managers of Bayswater power station in the Hunter Valley provided staff with precise instructions on how to blend coal to avoid triggering pollution alerts, documents stretching across almost two decades show.
Mine rehabilitation plans for the proposed giant Carmichael coal mine in Queensland fall far short of best practice and will expose the environment and taxpayers to huge risks, according to anti-mine group Lock the Gate.
The NSW environment watchdog is investigating whether the state's coal-fired power stations have under-reported pollution.