The NSW Government wants to attract 3,000 megawatts of investment worth $4.4 billion for the pilot program in Dubbo, as part of a campaign to help NSW reach zero net emissions by 2050.
An independent MP is leading a crossbench call pushing the Government to do more to help farmers and rural communities face climate change challenges into the future.
After a devastating bushfire, one remote WA farming community takes steps towards a solar solution — and it's cheaper, safer, and more reliable.
Australia is the skin cancer capital of the world, so you might be surprised to find there are just 16 ultraviolet radiation sensors around the country monitoring the sun's rays.
Four foreign-owned energy companies are racing to get their large-scale solar projects off the ground on farmland in the NSW Southern Riverina.
A world-leading agriculture business that uses sunlight and seawater to grow tomatoes has been sold but the final price is a closely-guarded secret.
Peter Mailler is a third-generation farmer but if the effects of climate change continue on their current path, he doesn't expect anyone will be farming his 6,000 acres property in the future.
One of Australia's largest salt lakes might hold the key to helping with a worldwide shortage of a high-grade fertiliser that can be extracted from the salty crust.
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