This weekend could be the perfect time to go whale watching.
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.
Hopes gas will play the role of a so-called transition fuel towards a low-carbon future are dimming as costs of renewable energy dive and its emissions edge over coal is increasingly questioned, a new report by the Climate Action Tracker argues.
The NSW opposition leader Luke Foley has been caught out promising a policy that the Berejiklian government has already begun.
Winter's depths have been plumbed according to the clocks but the worst of the season's chill is almost certainly ahead.
Like the Pythonesque parrot, Alan Finkel's independent review into the future security of Australia's electricity market is merely sleeping.
NSW's addiction to coal royalties shows no sign of easing after a surge in coal prices lifted expected royalties for the state by $839 million over four years.
Farmers and ski resort operators are watching synoptic charts with growing anxiety.
Rising temperatures and humidity will make the world's tropics increasingly unliveable by pushing more people to the thresholds of their physical tolerance and beyond, a new international study finds.
The chief scientist is struggling to solve one of Australia's most intractable problems.
Australia's greenhouse gas emissions could return to 2005 levels by 2030 without new government action, contrary to the scenario modelled by the Finkel review, according to a new report by respected analyst Hugh Saddler.