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

Press release | 19 January, 2017 at 13:57

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 | 17 January, 2017 at 12:17

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...

Amazon still lags behind Apple, Google in Greenpeace renewable energy report

Press release | 11 January, 2017 at 17:45

Apple, Google, Facebook, and newcomer Switch are taking some of the greatest strides towards 100% renewable energy, while companies such as Netflix, Amazon Web Services, and Samsung are lagging. The findings in Greenpeace USA’s report, Clicking...

Greenpeace: Turnbull should emulate Obama, Trudeau after BP exit

Press release | 22 December, 2016 at 13:14

Sydney, 22 December: Greenpeace has called on Malcolm Turnbull to show leadership and stop Great Australian Bight oil drilling following BP’s final withdrawal of its bid and US and Canadian decisions yesterday to end Arctic oil drilling.

Carmichael rail loan an abuse of taxpayer’s money, finds Greenpeace report

Press release | 21 December, 2016 at 11:48

Sydney, 21 December: A $1bn government loan to build the Carmichael Rail Project in Queensland is against the public interest and cannot proceed, says a Greenpeace Australia Pacific report released today.

Leaked BP report sparks concerns over safety

Press release | 14 December, 2016 at 10:32

Sydney and London, 13 December 2016: BP’s withdrawal from the Great Australian Bight this October was an even luckier break than previously thought, said Greenpeace Australia Pacific today after The Financial Times and Energydesk published...

Greenpeace welcomes ban on plastic bags in Queensland

Press release | 25 November, 2016 at 16:21

Sydney, 25 November 2016 – Responding to the Queensland state government’s ban on single-use plastic bags from 2018, Greenpeace campaigner Samantha Wockner said:

Australian government must include action on coal in its Great Barrier Reef report to...

Press release | 24 November, 2016 at 14:59

Sydney, 24 November 2016 – Ahead of the Australian government’s expected submission of a report to the Unesco World Heritage Committee over the health of the Great Barrier Reef, Greenpeace Australia Pacific reef campaigner Shani Tager said:

Former Great Barrier Reef head calls for ban on new coal mines to protect the...

Press release | 21 November, 2016 at 12:48

Sydney, 21 November 2016 – The former head of the Australian government’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) has called on the government to ban new coal mines to protect the Great Barrier Reef from the dangers of climate change.

NSW wildlife culling “against national interest”

Press release | 18 November, 2016 at 11:24

Sydney, 18 November 2016: Greenpeace Australia Pacific has slammed the legal ‘exemption’ granted this week to allow installation of shark nets at New South Wales north coast beaches.

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