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Greenpeace welcomes carbon price – but more to do to secure a clean energy future

Press release | 1 July, 2012 at 0:01

Sunday 1 July 2012: Greenpeace Australia Pacific today welcomed the coming into force of the carbon price, but warned there is still more to do to ensure Australia moves to a low carbon future and contributes to international efforts to avoid...

BHP Billiton – time to pay up

Feature Story | 6 June, 2011 at 7:32

Fresh from its victory avoiding the resource super profits tax, BHP Billiton is now trying to cheat its way out of paying its pollution tax.

Say YES Australia!

Feature Story | 20 May, 2011 at 10:57

Greenpeace joins a passionate coalition of civil society groups and trade unions in Canberra to say yes to a price on pollution and yes to a clean, healthy future.

Greenpeace activists face court for blocking BHP Billiton coal train

Press release | 15 August, 2011 at 10:39

SYDNEY, 15 August, 2011: This morning at Muswellbrook Local Court, five Greenpeace activists pleaded guilty to charges related to blocking a BHP Billiton coal train from Mt Arthur coal mine in the Hunter Valley - one of the most polluting mines...

Big polluters get their carbon tax bill

Feature Story | 17 June, 2011 at 13:30

It’s time we refocused the carbon pricing debate back on what really matters: making the big polluters responsible for the environmental damage they cause.

Coal train stopped in tracks

Feature Story | 8 June, 2011 at 11:46

Greenpeace activists obstruct a coal train at Mount Arthur coal mine owned by BHP Billiton – one of Australia’s most polluting companies – in the Hunter Valley.

Carbon price to power Australia into the future

Feature Story | 25 February, 2011 at 14:24

We are witnessing a great moment in history. The announcement yesterday of a carbon price marks the start of a plan that will power Australia into the future. Stand back and marvel at this incredible first step.

Greenpeace welcomes carbon price - Still more to do to secure a clean energy future

Press release | 8 November, 2011 at 13:34

Greenpeace Australia Pacific today welcomed the passage of the clean energy legislation through the Senate but said there is still more to do to ensure Australia moves to a low carbon future.

The awful truth behind big polluters’ scare tactics

Press release | 17 June, 2011 at 9:48

Canberra Friday 17 June 2011 With big polluting companies suggesting an end to life as we know it should they have to pay for their pollution, it is vital the Multi Party Climate Change Committee accepts two central facts: First, big polluting...

The carbon price - a two minute explanation

Video | 12 July, 2011 at 10:24

The price on carbon pollution explained in around 2 minutes. What it means for the environment, the economy, business and households. Find out more...

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