A net zero emissions proposal for new NT onshore gas projects was ditched after the government quietly consulted with the gas industry, documents show.
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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.
A group of protesters have been searched by police and had their phones seized as they attempted to film a documentary outside Woodside's Burrup Hub.
Renewable energy is setting records and wholesale energy prices are returning to normal, but federal Labor is warning of bill shock if the rollout is delayed.
Australia's biggest gas supplier Santos faces many months of costly wrangling with shareholder activists in the federal court over allegations of greenwashing.
A long-time engineering and construction contractor to oil and gas giants says it has a chance to play both sides of the energy and resources transition.
Some companies are too reliant on "risky" carbon capture and storage assumptions when claiming they are meeting global climate targets, data shows.
No decision has been taken by Origin Energy on keeping coal-fired power station Eraring running for longer, but some say it's not needed to keep the lights on.
Energy investors have been urged to take advantage of Australia's golden age in climate policy, with "crazy, science-denying" naysayers waiting in the wings.
A code of conduct will be imposed on gas producers to avert future price shocks for consumers but the industry fears it could stymie investment in new supply.
A shipping container-sized energy system has been developed by hydrogen startup Endua for remote sites, potentially eliminating millions of diesel generators.
The boss of Santos has backed Opposition Leader Peter Dutton's calls for the gas industry to stand up for itself as a key player in the energy transition.
Clean export installations up north, production hubs in the south and pipelines crossing the nation map out Australia's future as a net-zero nation.
The emissions Queensland sends offshore have been targeted by the Greens who have a plan to phase out coal and gas exports by 2030.
Woodside Energy's board is failing shareholders on climate change and three directors up for re-election should pay the price, activist shareholders say.
Some want emissions safeguards expanded to cover more industrial plants as a step towards an economy-wide carbon limit and price, but others warn of job losses.
The NSW energy minister has been asked to reject an oil and gas giant's plans to enter farming land as part of a 400-kilometre underground pipeline project.
Queensland will oppose market interventions, such as wholesale gas and coal price caps or windfall taxes if the state isn't compensated, the premier says.
Amid pressure for an extra tax on gas profits, the industry is mounting a defence of its importance to the Australian economy.
A traditional owner has been successful in a legal bid over a regulator's decision to allow Santos to drill eight wells in a gas field off the Tiwi Islands.
Russia further slashing its gas supplies to Europe and doubts about Moscow's commitment to the grain export deal show the wider impact of the war in Ukraine.
Turkey says a deal to unblock the exports of Ukrainian grain amid the war and to allow Russia to export grain and fertilisers will be signed in Istanbul.
Russia's foreign minister says the country's forces in Ukraine will go beyond the eastern Donbas region, as the toll from fighting mounts in the south and east.
Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy predicts Moscow will escalate attacks ahead of a summit of European leaders expected to welcome Kyiv's bid to join the EU.
An energy-led recovery and decarbonisation are key issues for oil and gas majors, and for protesters, at Australia's largest fossil-fuel summit for years.
Ukrainian forces are driving Russian troops out of the region around the second largest city Kharkiv, as Finland gets ready to join NATO without delay.
Momentum could be shifting in Ukraine's favour in the northeast, as President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says Russian forces are gradually being pushed out of Kharkiv.
Peace talks between Moscow and Kyiv have resumed as Russia allowed gas to keep flowing to Europe despite a deadline for buyers to pay in roubles or be cut off.
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says Ukrainian forces are preparing for new Russian attacks in the east as Moscow's attention shifts from the capital Kyiv.