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.

Members from the People from the Plains group are among those waging lengthy court challenges against the Santos project.

Santos signals possible CSG exit

Energy giant Santos has relegated its billion-dollar Narrabri gas project to a "non-core asset", stoking speculation the company plans to sell or spin off the venture.

Backdown: Malcolm Turnbull and Josh Frydenberg have ruled out an emissions intensity scheme.

Government's 'lack of spine' will increase prices: adviser

The man who came up with the scheme at the centre of a humiliating backdown by Energy and Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg says its rejection shows the government lacks spine, and will be responsible for higher electricity prices and reduced energy reliability.