Climate change could get worse quickly if huge amounts of extra heat absorbed by the oceans are released back into the air, scientists said after unveiling new research showing that oceans have hel
Rising foreign demand for beef and soybeans will tempt Brazil to clear more of the Amazon rainforest, in a reversal of recent success in slowing forest losses, a study said on Thursday.
Shenzhen, a Special Economic Zone designed to promote market policies in China, will start emissions trading on June 17, the first announced start date among the country's regional carbon exchanges
Australia has reached 1 million rooftop solar systems on homes and businesses, capping off a massive rise over the past decade on the back of federal and state incentives.
Australia's main electricity market could source all of its electricity from renewable energy with the help of a carbon price of as low as $50 a tonne, according to research at the University of NS
A 93-kilometre tourist drive through the disputed Tarkine wilderness has been approved by Environment Minister Tony Burke despite concerns it may further endanger Tasmanian devils.
Britain's government said household energy bills were headed for an 18 per cent increase by 2020 but its policies promoting domestic energy efficiency, including its so-called Green Deal, would mak
The International Monetary Fund has urged nations to slash their $US1.9 trillion ($1.8 trillion) in annual energy subsidies because they increase inequality, boost greenhouse gas emissions and limi
Panasonic, the Japanese electronics maker forecasting an annual loss, said its solar-panel operation will probably remain profitable amid growing demand from Japanese homeowners, the head of the bu
Victorians will face greater danger from heatwaves because of climate change and inadequate planning, a new report says.
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