Nicole Hasham The future of renewable energy in Australia would be destroyed if "radical" recommendations from a Senate inquiry into wind power are adopted, the clean power industry says.
The world's forests are taking longer than expected to recover from increasingly frequent droughts, meaning their ability to store climate-changing carbon dioxide is smaller than previously thought, Utah University researchers said on Thursday.
Nicole Hasham Labor has described Prime Minister Tony Abbott as "the most unscientific" leader in Australia's recent history after he claimed the party's ambitious renewable energy goal would cost consumers $60 billion.
Alana Wise Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has called on Sunday for a dramatic national shift to energy sources such as solar and wind, setting a new goal.
Robert Mendick A Cambridge professor has made the astonishing claim that three scientists investigating the melting of Arctic ice may have been assassinated within the space of a few months.
Peter Hannam Labor wants renewables to supply half of Australia's electricity by 2030, but is that feasible?
Nicole Hasham Staff and students at Flinders University have warned of an angry backlash if controversial Danish academic Bjorn Lomborg is allowed to set up a research centre at the Adelaide institution.
Darren Gray Wild deer causing significant environmental damage in the Alpine National Park will be culled in a three year trial program aimed at tackling a population estimated to number in the thousands.
Ministers working towards a new UN deal to tackle climate change, due in December, need a negotiating text that is shorter and more manageable than the current draft, the Marshall Islands' foreign minister said after informal talks in Paris.
Britain's government on Wednesday moved to rein in the spiraling costs of renewable power subsidies which it said threatened to push up household bills.
Nicole Hasham Labor's plan to recast Australian energy landscape towards renewables is economically irresponsible and technologically doubtful, the coal lobby claims, amid debate on whether consumers would pay more for power.
Mark Kenny Bill Shorten will use this weekend's ALP National Conference in Melbourne to dramatically beef up Labor's renewable energy target, setting an ambitious goal for Australia of half of all large-scale energy production from renewable sources within 15 years.
Chris Mooney It's hard to ignore, given his reputation, but could meet scepticism as it predicts sea-levels will rise even more rapidly.
Nick Cumming-Bruce Typhoons, flooding and other weather-related events forced more than 19 million people from their homes last year.
Georgina Mitchell Nearly one in five Australians do not believe in climate change, making the country the worst in the world for climate sceptics, a study of almost 20,000 people has found.
Alex Nussbaum Global sea levels swelled to a high, tropical cyclones continued to multiply and the world's thermometer set a record in 2014, according to a new report tracking the earth's climate.
NSW Farmers has shifted its policy to recognise the impact of climate change on agriculture and urged politicians to act.
Kirsten Lawson Wind farm projects in the Canberra region received new hope on Wednesday when ACT Environment Minister Simon Corbell announced a second wind auction would be held this year.
Peter Hannam Investments by the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, the $10 billion green investment bank under siege from the Abbott government, has reported an 45 per cent drop in annual commitments amid turmoil in the renewable energy industry.
Peter Holley As recently as 2009, Camille Parmesan had a career that most scientists can only dream of.
Peter Hannam Record highs increase likelihood that 2015 will also be the warmest year recorded.