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NAB reconsiders fossil fuel investments

Press release | 13 November, 2017 at 11:51

November 13, 2017: One of Australia’s Big Four banks has announced that it will review its support for fossil fuels and diversified miners that do not have a strategy to move away from coal.

World’s eyes on Norway as historic climate trial begins

Press release | 12 November, 2017 at 21:45

Oslo, Norway 13 November 2017 – Tomorrow, environmental organisations Greenpeace Nordic and Nature and Youth take on the Norwegian government in court for opening up new areas in the Arctic to oil drilling. They are arguing that drilling for oil...

Merkel must help break deadlock on pre-2020 climate action at Pacific COP

Press release | 12 November, 2017 at 19:57

Bonn, Germany – 13 November 2017 – Developed countries must break a deadlock at the UN climate talks in Bonn and discuss their pre-2020 climate actions, starting with COP host German Chancellor Merkel who can lead the way, Greenpeace said.

Australia ‘bullying Pacific neighbours out of climate change compensation’

Press release | 11 November, 2017 at 5:22

Bonn, November 12, 2017 - Australia picked up a second Fossil of the Day award on day six of COP23 for seeking to twist, water down and delete references to finance from the loss and damage decision text.

Sea of faces projected onto coal power plant in Germany shows emissions don’t respect...

Press release | 9 November, 2017 at 13:57

Bonn, Germany, November 10, 2017 - Pacific Island Represent activists, supported by Greenpeace in Germany have sent a message to leaders meeting at the UN climate talks in Bonn, projecting an image of faces onto a coal power plant and calling for...

Australia presented with Fossil of Day award for support of Adani plans to build one...

Press release | 7 November, 2017 at 5:20

Bonn, November 7, 2017: The Australian government has been awarded the Climate Action Network-International’s (CAN) Fossil of the Day for its support of Adani Group’s plans to build a coal mine larger than the city of Paris and ship its coal out...

2017 on track to be second hottest year on record: WMO

Press release | 6 November, 2017 at 1:15

Bonn, November 6, 2017: Every region of the world has suffered extreme weather events this year with the alarming news 2017 is on track to be the second hottest year ever recorded demonstrating the need for global leaders at COP23 to take urgent...

No time to waste: climate impacts demand response at Pacific COP - Greenpeace

Press release | 2 November, 2017 at 23:31

Bonn, November 3, 2017 – In a year marked by devastating hurricanes, floods and drought, Greenpeace said real world leaders must stand up at the UN climate talks in Bonn and propel climate action forward or be held accountable for their inaction.

Premier’s promise to block loan of taxpayers’ money to Adani coalmine shows community...

Press release | 2 November, 2017 at 19:45

November 3, 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes the Queensland Premier’s pledge to use her veto power to block $1 billion of taxpayers’ money being used to assist in the construction of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.

Premier’s promise to block loan of taxpayers’ money to Adani coalmine shows community...

Press release | 2 November, 2017 at 19:11

November 3, 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes the Queensland Premier’s pledge to use her veto power to block $1 billion of taxpayers’ money being used to assist in the construction of Adani’s Carmichael coal mine.

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