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PM Turnbull should follow Obama’s footsteps on Keystone by rejecting Carmichael coal mine

Press release | 7 November, 2015 at 10:16

Sydney, 7 November 2015 – President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline offers an opportunity for Malcolm Turnbull to cancel the Carmichael coal mine and establish Australia as a leading country in tackling climate change.

TPP environmental provisions a major disappointment

Press release | 6 November, 2015 at 12:30

Sydney, 6 November 2015 - Reacting to the text of the Environmental Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, Emma Gibson, Head of Program for Greenpeace Australia Pacific said:

Greenpeace thumbs up to NAB for $18bn commitment to address climate change

Press release | 5 November, 2015 at 14:03

Sydney, 5 November 2015 - Greenpeace welcomes the National Australia Bank’s announcement that it supports a 2 degree climate change target and will commit A$18bn over the next seven years in financing activities to help address climate change and...

CommBank announcement on climate change demands shift away from coal financing

Press release | 5 November, 2015 at 10:30

Sydney, 5 November 2015 – The Commonwealth Bank’s announcement on climate change today is a key indicator that fossil fuels no longer make any financial or environmental sense, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

Greenpeace tells coal bosses: hands off Australians’ tax money

Press release | 31 October, 2015 at 15:50

Sydney, 31 October 2015 — Greenpeace activists were surprise guests at the Australian mining industry’s annual awards bash last night to deliver a message to coal bosses: hands off Australian taxpayers’ money.

Nuclear option nonsensical, given Australia’s abundant renewable energy

Press release | 29 October, 2015 at 11:46

Sydney, 28 October 2015 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific has slammed a call from Australia’s next Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel, for a renewed debate on the option of nuclear power as part of the country’s energy future.

Greenpeace warns EU to maintain pressure on Taiwan over illegal fishing

Press release | 29 October, 2015 at 11:38

Sydney, 28 October 2015 - The European Union must maintain pressure on Taiwan to clean up its fisheries industry after the government imposed a weak penalty on a Taiwanese fishing longliner with illegally caught tuna and shark fins in the Pacific...

Qld govt keen to dredge Reef World Heritage Area for a coal mine

Press release | 27 October, 2015 at 14:20

Brisbane, October 27, 2015 - The Queensland government today moved a step closer to putting the Great Barrier Reef at risk by lodging paperwork with the Federal Government to dredge the sea floor in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area for...

Greenpeace demands details on Carmichael loophole

Press release | 20 October, 2015 at 9:40

Brisbane, 20 October 2015 - Greenpeace today challenged Environment Minister Greg Hunt to reveal who wrote the conditions for approval of Adani's Carmichael megamine after revelations they can be changed by the coal company.

Greenpeace issues warning over ship with radioactive waste en route to Australia

Press release | 16 October, 2015 at 14:34

Sydney, 16 October 2015 - A cargo ship with sub-par safety standards that is carrying nuclear waste and bound for Australia is an environmental disaster waiting to happen, Greenpeace Australia Pacific warned today.

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