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Peter Hannam covers broad environmental issues ranging from climate change to renewable energy for Fairfax Media.
Peter Hannam Concepts such as a 'carbon price bubble' are part of a "radical campaign" to scare off investors, according to a report commissioned by the coal industry.
Peter Hannam GVK dismisses claims it will be unable to develop the $10 billion Alpha coal project.
Peter Hannam Insurance industry criticised for blocking recovery of highly potent greenhouse gases.
Peter Hannam Fairfax Media is to introduce subscriptions for the digital versions of The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age from next month, 18 years after the launch of the newspapers' websites.
Peter Hannam Fairfax Media will unveil more details about its digital subscription strategy on Thursday for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.
Peter Hannam Australia's carbon emissions from the power sector are continuing to slide but the savings are being negated by a surge in diesel consumption as the mining investment peaks.
Peter Hannam Australia's onshore gas resources could be more than double the size of current estimates, but it won't be cheap to extract and it won't be a quick solution to the country's looming domestic gas...
Peter Hannam Buildings as producers not consumers is how we should start thinking of our built environment.
Peter Hannam White Cliffs might seem an unlikely location for history to have been created. What's perhaps even more unlikely is that it could be recreated.
Peter Hannam Wind energy producers are in a twist after being forced to demonstrate they are operating within noise limits every time they seek to cash in renewable energy certificates.
Peter Hannam Former head of electric car venture Better Place says shift away from petrol inevitable.
Peter Hannam As proponents of green energy go, Samuel Yang and Ben Waters could hardly be less alike.
Peter Hannam Whether it's the use of organisms first found in the guts of rabbits in New Zealand or converting the mountains of rubbish disposed of by Londoners, airlines around the world are hunting for ways to...
Peter Hannam China's new leadership has a new slogan - 'control coal' - and Australia's coal exporters underestimate their resolve to cap consumption of the fossil fuel at their peril, a Chinese researcher says.
Peter Hannam Government plans to slash energy efficiency programs will fall hardest on poorer households and local governments despite their sizeable returns on spending, industry experts say.
Peter Hannam EnergyAustralia raises $228m from the sale of 75% of its stake in the controversial Waterloo wind farm in South Australia but says it remains committed to the project’s expansion.
Peter Hannam The surprise surrounding news giant Bloomberg may only be that it has taken so long to erupt.
Peter Hannam Rubber, plastics and palm waste are not ingredients most people associate with steel girders and beams.
Peter Hannam Australian residents with solar panels now less likely to be treated poorly, backers say.
Peter Hannam Australia's sole remaining maker of solar photovoltaic panels has called on the government to save local skills in the industry.