Peter Hannam

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.

Santos' environmental impact statement for its Narrabri CSG project has finally been made public.

Pleas for extension to examine huge CSG plan

Environmental groups want more time to consider the impacts of Santos' Narrabri CSG project that will include as many as 850 wells, producing more than 100 tonnes of waste salt alone per day.

The Great Barrier Reef off Port Douglas.

Coral bleaching threat extends to Sydney

Unusually warm sea temperatures and the prospect for more to come have reef scientists worried that the Great Barrier Reef may experience another major coral bleaching event. And Sydney is also under threat.