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Countries can develop while curtailing climate change if they are 'climate-smart', the World Bank has said in a major new report.
An Australian wine company claims to have become the first in the world to produce an entirely carbon neutral range of wines.
Tiny carbon structures, called 'carbon nanotubes', may form the building blocks of new, highly efficient solar cells, according to recent research.
Australia's advertising industry is finally cracking down on greenwash, with the Australian Association of National Advertisers publishing an Environmental Claims in Advertising and Marketing Code.
A report by British risk analysis company Maplecroft has found that Australia has overtaken the United States as the world's largest polluter and is now leading the world in per capita emissions of carbon dioxide, topping a list of 185 countries.
A national feed-in tariff is the way to go to create thousands of Australian jobs, support the uptake of renewable energy technologies and put the nation on the right green track, a new Greenpeace report suggests.
Atlantic bluefin tuna fishing and trade could soon be banned around the world, with the European Commission yesterday giving provisional backing for plans to list the fish as a species in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
Feeding cows a diet of seaweed could help cut the methane emissions they belch and fart, Australian researchers believe.
This week's Landcare Week is not only a celebration of efforts to help Australia's natural environment, but marks the 20th anniversary of the group's 100,000-strong, nation-wide volunteer network.