Energy networks have been accused of inflating power bills by generating profits over and above levels that should be allowed by regulators.
AGL has warned of delays to decarbonising the electricity grid from red tape and local opposition to the transmission required to supply Australia with clean energy.
Microsoft will invest $5 billion to expand its footprint in Australia in the first major announcement of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese’s visit to the United States.
Property developers, investors and suppliers are preparing for a “brown premium” to be levied on emissions-intensive buildings.
If domestic cats and dogs go vegan, their planet-friendly diet could help to curb global warming, research suggests.
Fire danger zones are spreading across the east coast as extreme heat closes schools and threatens Australians young and old, with the nation “at the precipice”.