Government releases 10 sites for oil and gas exploration,angering crossbench

Government releases 10 sites for oil and gas exploration,angering crossbench

Despite its climate goals,the Labor government will release new sites for petroleum exploration,triggering rebukes from crossbench senators.

  • byNick O'Malley

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It’s time for fossil fuel profiteers to pay their way

It’s time for fossil fuel profiteers to pay their way

There’s never been a better time – or a more urgent imperative – to take a cold,hard look at the super profits currently enjoyed by fossil fuel companies.

  • byTim Buckley
What if China saved the world and nobody noticed?
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What if China saved the world and nobody noticed?

If pending US efforts on renewable energy are extraordinary,the revolution under way in China is truly staggering.

  • byNick O'Malley
Bowen sets his sights on tough vehicle emissions standards

Bowen sets his sights on tough vehicle emissions standards

The climate change and energy minister says only by quickly introducing fuel efficiency standards in line with world’s best practice can Australia expect to drive down the cost of EVs domestically.

  • byNick O'Malley
Chris Bowen begins talks on emissions cuts for 215 biggest polluters

Chris Bowen begins talks on emissions cuts for 215 biggest polluters

Australia’s largest emitters could be required to slash their carbon footprint by up to 6 per cent a year under a new federal climate policy.

  • byNick Toscano
BlackRock to spend $1b on batteries in Australia as coal closures loom

BlackRock to spend $1b on batteries in Australia as coal closures loom

The world’s biggest fund manager,BlackRock,has selected Australia for the rollout of its largest investment in grid-scale batteries.

  • byNick Toscano
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Energy ministers power up renewables transition with new deal

Energy ministers power up renewables transition with new deal

The electricity market must now comply with a national objective to cut greenhouse emissions following a meeting of energy ministers in Canberra.

  • byNick Toscano andMike Foley
Santos touts second Queensland pipeline as east-coast gas crunch fix

Santos touts second Queensland pipeline as east-coast gas crunch fix

Australian energy giant Santos has bought a company planning to build a new pipeline to send gas from Queensland to the nation’s southern states.

  • byNick Toscano
Wind farm in Bass Strait ‘can be ready in six years’
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Wind farm in Bass Strait ‘can be ready in six years’

The developer of a giant wind farm proposed off Victoria’s coast says the project could be ready in six years if governments work together.

  • byNick Toscano
As big as two Harbour bridges:The giant wind farms you’ll see from the coast

As big as two Harbour bridges:The giant wind farms you’ll see from the coast

The project would be part of a bold push to increase Australia’s use of renewable energy.

  • byLaura Chung andNick O'Malley
‘We’re way behind the game’:Bowen takes step towards offshore wind farm approvals

‘We’re way behind the game’:Bowen takes step towards offshore wind farm approvals

The federal government is planning to create a national network of zones where offshore wind power generation is allowed,naming six areas it will seek to declare “suitable”.

  • byKatina Curtis