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Back-to-back bleaching events show urgent need for government action on climate change

Press release | 9 April, 2017 at 14:44

Sydney, 10 April 2017 - Our leaders are failing the to address the root cause of bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef with a new report showing their inaction has seen two-thirds of the coral hit by back-to-back events.

Plan to use giant pump to cool Great Barrier Reef shows why we should throw cold...

Press release | 6 April, 2017 at 11:48

Friday, April 7, 2017: A proposal to pump cold water to areas of the Great Barrier Reef most affected by coral bleaching shows how dire the situation has become, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

Hazelwood closure highlights the need for federal planning for transition away from coal

Press release | 29 March, 2017 at 17:47

TUESDAY March 28, 2017: The Federal Government must plan for a safe and fair transition for Australian communities to renewable energy rather than funnel public money into the dying coal industry.

100 people converge on Commonwealth Bank HQ demanding it dump coal investments

Press release | 29 March, 2017 at 17:44

Sydney, Monday, 27 March 2017: Hundreds of community activists converged on CommBank’s headquarters in Darling Harbour this morning, urging the bank to stop playing with their future by investing billions of dollars in coal.

Fields of dead or dying coral seen in new Great Barrier Reef footage

Press release | 28 March, 2017 at 14:39

Sydney, 24 March 2017 - For the first time, the devastating coral bleaching striking the Great Barrier Reef has been captured with close range UAV footage, released today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

Report: With new data showing the world moving away from coal power Australia must...

Press release | 28 March, 2017 at 14:00

WEDNESDAY March 20, 2017: New research highlighting the decline of coal worldwide combined with recent bleaching events on the Great Barrier Reef should serve as a wakeup call to stop using taxpayers’ money to prop up a dying industry.

Prime Minister needs to come clean and admit coal obsession driven by politics

Press release | 31 January, 2017 at 14:57

Sydney, 1 February 2017:

Greenpeace: Turnbull’s preposterous coal dogma smashed by record heat

Press release | 18 January, 2017 at 14:57

Sydney, 19 January 2016: Responding to the finding that 2016 was the hottest on record, Greenpeace climate and energy campaigner, Nikola Casule, said:

Greenpeace ‘Horrified at random killing of marine life’ and call for non-lethal...

Press release | 16 January, 2017 at 13:17

Sydney, 17 January 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific says new figures on marine life killed by nets through the NSW shark meshing programme are horrifying and show the need for non-lethal options, which could prove more effective at protecting...

Greenpeace: Asian air pollution crises partly fuelled by Australian coal

Press release | 12 January, 2017 at 18:34

Hong Kong, 13 January 2017 - Approximately 50,000 lives a year could saved by 2030 if no new coal-fired power plants are built in Southeast Asia, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, according to a groundbreaking peer reviewed study from researchers at...

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