A heatwave across four states has left Australians sweltering and placed firefighters on high alert, as schools closed and thousands of people lost power.
The thorny issue of how the almost 200 countries at COP28 will handle fossil fuels, the main source of climate-warming emissions, remains unresolved.
Australian households could save more than $2000 a year on energy bills by upgrading older homes, a report says, but some may need subsidies.
A net zero emissions proposal for new NT onshore gas projects was ditched after the government quietly consulted with the gas industry, documents show.
High temperatures are forecast for many parts of Australia with heatwave warnings issued for most states and territories.
Local energy projects are powering up in Australia, with a report showing they have generated enough electricity to power 2800 homes for a year.
A battery-powered plane will join the Air New Zealand fleet within two years as part of a plan to tackle the "wicked" challenge of cutting air travel emissions.
An 'orderly and just phase out' of fossil fuels is one of the options countries at the UN COP28 climate summit are considering for their final agreement.
One of Australia's cheapest electric vehicles is being recalled after authorities discovered a potentially fatal charging issue.
Electric car brand BYD has announced plans to expand its stores and service centres in Australia in a bid to claim a larger share of vehicle sales.
COP28's Emirati hosts have set a fast pace on cheque signing amid the United Nations climate summit's biggest-ever attendance from business and finance firms.
International climate talks have begun in Dubai, with the incoming COP28 president calling for co-operation between governments and fossil fuel companies.
The Formula One team McLaren Racing have teamed up with global environmental projects, including one to help restore the Great Barrier Reef.
Ending our use of fossil fuels is the only way to arrest global warming, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has told COP28 delegates.
Vague and misleading marketing terms like 'for the planet' should be banned in Australia, according to a report analysing green claims in social media ads.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen says 110 countries are backing a pledge at COP28 to triple clean power and slash fossil fuel use.
Skyrocketing electricity prices have prompted more Australian families to turn to solar power to save money.
A lack of chargers, policies and financial help means Australian companies are being slower to trade in their diesel trucks for electric models.
A joint rally outside Queensland parliament has called on an end to oil and gas exploration in the remote Channel Country rivers by the end of the year.
World leaders will convene for major climate talks with Australia under pressure to show it is doing everything it can to lower emissions.
An online calculator shows electric cars produce as much as 60 per cent less carbon than petrol vehicles and motorists can make deeper cuts using solar power.
The climate crisis is being made worse by an information crisis, with some Australian outlets accused of peddling fake news and adding to confusion and delay.
Businesses in northern NSW have been hit with unexpected restrictions after invasive fire ants made a historic incursion south of the border.
Former ACCC chairman Rod Sims says Australia is not accurately tracking greenhouse gas emissions and needs new technology to meet international standards.
Clive Palmer's mining company will have to pay costs after dropping its second attempt to overturn a licence refusal for a proposed $6.5 billion coal project.
The government hopes to centre First Nations knowledge in environmental protection efforts by doubling the number of Indigenous rangers by 2030.
The Queensland government has been asked to do more to protect the Great Barrier Reef after a post-COVID comeback by the state's tourism industry.
Australia's is failing at every turn to rein in its emissions and a radical reset is needed, experts say ahead of a global climate summit in Dubai.
Fire ant nests found in South Murwillumbah are believed to be the most southern spread of the pests so far as authorities scramble to stem the infestation.
The law that will change what cars are sold in Australia is facing delays in a development some experts say is hurting buyers' wallets.
Natural enemies of two invasive weeds will be released in NSW in an effort to control the unwanted visitors.