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Greenpeace calls for explanation after Great Barrier Reef removed from UN climate...

Press release | 27 May, 2016 at 11:04

Brisbane, May 27 2016 - Reacting to the news the Australian government intervened in the UNESCO climate change report, Shani Tager, Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Reef Campaigner, said:

Australia's contribution to climate change worsening overall

Press release | 20 April, 2016 at 17:48

Sydney, 21 April 2016 - Australia, the world’s largest coal exporter, will export a billion tonnes of carbon dioxide in its coal this year, erasing the few benefits of meeting its weak Paris target and worsening its contribution to global climate...

93% of the Great Barrier Reef hit by bleaching

Press release | 20 April, 2016 at 11:56

Brisbane, 20 April 2016 - The Great Barrier Reef is suffering from an unprecedented level of bleaching, with only 7 percent of the Reef free from the impacts of climate change, driving home the need for the Australia to go coal-free, Greenpeace...

Greenpeace reaction to likely Australian federal election

Press release | 19 April, 2016 at 11:14

Sydney, 19 April 2016 - Reacting to the double dissolution trigger and the likely announcement of the federal election on July 2, 2016, Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s climate and energy campaigner, Nikola Casule, said:

Greenpeace demands rainforest protection at the Australian headquarters of...

Press release | 19 April, 2016 at 11:00

Sydney, 18 April 2016 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific activists this morning are visiting the Australian headquarters of global companies, PepsiCo, Colgate-Palmolive and Johnson & Johnson to demand urgent action to break the link between palm oil...

Insanity of more coal - Qld approves mining lease for Carmichael

Press release | 3 April, 2016 at 11:55

Brisbane, April 3 2016 - The Queensland Government’s approval of a mining lease for Australia’s biggest coal mine while the Great Barrier Reef is suffering its worst bleaching in over a decade is indefensible, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said...

World’s coal power plants consume enough freshwater to sustain 1 billion people –...

Press release | 22 March, 2016 at 12:34

Sydney, 22 March 2016 – The world’s rapidly dwindling freshwater resources could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants worldwide go ahead, threatening severe drought and conflicts over water, according to a new...

Great Barrier Reef bleaching a red alert to stop Carmichael

Press release | 21 March, 2016 at 11:12

Monday, March 21, 2016 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific has called on the Australian and Queensland governments to immediately review all approvals for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee basin as parts of the Great Barrier Reef undergo the...

Greenpeace respond to Bill Shorten's speech to the National Press Club

Press release | 15 March, 2016 at 16:55

Sydney, 15 March 2016 - Responding to Labor leader Bill Shorten’s National Press Club address, Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Climate and Energy campaigner, Nikola Casule said:

Outlook worsens for Great Barrier Reef as Queensland continues on coal path

Press release | 14 March, 2016 at 16:02

Brisbane, 14 March 2016 - Damage to the Great Barrier Reef from the current coral bleaching tragedy will only worsen if the federal and Queensland governments continue to prop up the coal industry in that state, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said...

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