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Coal slush fund will be redesigned to be even slushier

Press release | 6 September, 2017 at 10:50

September 7, 2017: Barnaby Joyce’s declaration that the government is “redesigning the Northern Australia Infrastructure Fund (NAIF)” so it can use $5 billion in taxpayer funds to better serve mining interests is a slap in the face to millions of...

CSIRO quietly funding climate denier super-lobbyists, the Minerals Council of Australia

Press release | 5 September, 2017 at 12:36

CSIRO quietly funding climate denier super-lobbyists, the Minerals Council of Australia

Left behind on plastic: stalling states an embarrassment to voters

Press release | 5 September, 2017 at 11:42

September 6, 2017: Queensland’s Parliament has shamed the Premiers of NSW and Victoria by taking decisive action to limit plastic waste by passing a ban on single-use bags and a drinks container refund scheme into law.

Greenpeace International responds to nuclear testing conducted by North Korea

Press release | 3 September, 2017 at 10:32

September 3, 2017: North Korea announced on Sunday that it had successfully conducted a nuclear test using a hydrogen bomb more powerful than any it previously used. This is believed to be the sixth test conducted by North Korea.

Greenpeace Responds to Harvard Study Revealing That Exxon Misled on Climate Change

Press release | 23 August, 2017 at 14:12

August 23, 2017, Washington, DC: In response to the peer-reviewed study from Harvard University that compares what Exxon privately knew about climate change with what the company said publicly, Greenpeace USA Climate Liability Campaigner Naomi...

The world mourns Marshallese climate leader Tony de Brum

Press release | 22 August, 2017 at 11:49

22 August 2017: Today the world mourns a fearless voice in the battle for global climate safety, Climate Ambassador and former Foreign Minister of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Tony de Brum.

Toxic water pollution demonstrates that even dead coal mines are dangerous

Press release | 20 August, 2017 at 13:03

August 21, 2017: The contamination of Sydney’s drinking water catchment by millions of litres of highly toxic water from a decommissioned mine is yet another reason for the government to distance itself from the polluting coal mining industry.

Greenpeace activists confront Norwegian government’s Arctic oil drilling site

Press release | 17 August, 2017 at 11:25

Korpfjell, Barents Sea, Norway 17 August 2017: Peaceful activists from the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise have entered the exclusion zone of Statoil’s oil rig, Songa Enabler in the Barents Sea with kayaks and inflatable boats, while swimmers are...

Fraud investigation yet another reason to keep Australian taxpayers’ money out of...

Press release | 17 August, 2017 at 11:20

August 16, 2017: The Australian government must immediately rule out a taxpayer-funded loan to coal miner Adani after revelations the company is accused of fraudulently siphoning hundreds of millions of dollars of borrowed money into overseas tax...

Government doing nothing to protect communities from toxic power plants

Press release | 14 August, 2017 at 11:50

August 15, 2017: A report has found that levels of toxic air pollution emitted by Australian coal fired power plants are so high that many of them would be illegal in the US and Europe.

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