Big four lender Westpac will upskill more than 800 bankers in environmental, social and governance issues to educate customers and support the push towards a net zero economy.
Danielle Le Messurier
Climate change concerns are growing among top executives at global firms, but they still struggle to implement solutions across their firms to address those worries.
WA technology which sources solar power from glass windows could help create net zero office buildings, under new modelling revealed on Wednesday.
Police have now been ordered pay to Rosa Elizabeth Hicks $3300 for legal costs after a Perth magistrate deemed she had no case to answer for filming activists drawing chalk messages on a CBD footbridge.
Over the next four months Australians will be showered with a bewildering blizzard of political promises aimed at securing their vote for the next national government.
BHP has rejected accusations of "greenwashing" as businesses and governments try to forge an emissions reduction path to curb global warming.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has brushed off Labor’s 43 per cent emissions target by 2030 as a “reheat” of the climate policy they took to the 2019 election.
A prominent great southern cattle farmer is rallying others to join a pledge to cut methane emissions by 30 per cent by the end of the decade.
Australia’s business community says the ALP must ensure trade-exposed industries are not put at a competitive disadvantage from a tightening of the emissions baseline if it is voted into power next year.
Anthony Albanese has revealed Labor’s long-awaited climate plan was the ‘most comprehensive modelling ever done by any opposition in Australia’s history since federation’ and the ‘right plan for Australia’.
Kimberley Caines and Sarah Ison
The Environment Minister has revealed “ambitious” 2030 emissions reductions targets will be set for State Government agencies as part of the “acceleration” of WA’s transition to a low carbon economy.
Doubling down on fossil fuels when the world’s global scientific consensus, the International Energy Agency and political leaders say no to more fossil fuels is reckless and risky for Woodside shareholders.
Qantas has launched a world-first ‘green tier’ program to reward frequent flyers who make sustainable choices at home and when they travel, and further its ambition to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Australia relies on China for 90 per cent of the imports of one technology ‘crucial’ to the country’s future.
Two decisions taken by Woodside this week have ensured Western Australia plays a central role in global energy supply in the decades ahead.
Scott Morrison has declared coal will be used for decades despite Australia signing up to an international pledge to ‘phase down’ - not ‘phase out’ - the resource in coming years.
Health Minister Greg Hunt has refused to say whether Australia will return to international climate talks late next year with a stronger 2030 emissions target, as demanded by the concluded Glasgow conference.
Australia could easily move quickly to widespread electric car use, experts say, but there’s a few road blocks ahead. Can they be overcome?
Modelling underpinning Australia’s 2050 net zero emissions target has been made public for the first time by the Morrison government.
Kimberley Caines and Helena Burke
After weeks of waiting, the Morrison government’s modelling on its net zero emissions target by 2050 has finally been made available to public.
The US and China have shocked the world by coming together to sign a deal on lowering emissions.
Blaming methane-burping cattle for destroying the environment is a “load of bulldust”, according to respected agricultural analysts at Thomas Elder Markets.
Chevron Australia has unveiled a potential $200 million-plus plan aimed at addressing its failure to meet a target to bury carbon dioxide underground at the Gorgon gas project.
China and the United States have pledged at United Nations talks in Glasgow to increase co-operation on climate action.
Jake Spring and Valerie Volcovici
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