Australia is one of the world's top 20 water-stressed nations but a shift to more renewable energy could lessen the nation’s water pressure.
The Newman Government is to scrap its compulsory gas, solar or heat pump hot water systems in 2013.
Many Australians do not want to see single dwellings replaced with multiple dwellings, a report has shown.
Property developers will face new restrictions on projects near the waterfront and port operators will be ordered to develop 30-year business plans.
The world's cities offer enormous potential for creating greener environments that manage water better.
I was tempted a few years back to include Toowoomba in my No Go Zones report. Its water issues were so serious the city held a referendum on putting recycled se…
West Australians will have to embrace recycled water and suburban infill as the population doubles to around 3.5 million people by the middle of the century.
The federal government’s home insulation scheme and the solar hot water rebate scheme have both been closed, Environment Minister Peter Garrett has announced.
Australian households are making significant inroads into reducing their environmental impact, but time, money and ignorance are still major barriers, new resea…