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Government ignoring climate change as Great Barrier Reef dies before our eyes

Press release | 21 May, 2017 at 18:39

Friday 19 May, 2017: The Australian government continue to push new coal projects despite the revelation that back-to-back bleaching events could have killed as much as half of the Great Barrier Reef.

‘Royalties holiday’ a slap in the face to the Queensland community

Press release | 17 May, 2017 at 15:35

The Queensland Government’s plan to offer the Carmichael coal mine a cash handout in the form of a "royalties holiday" is a disgrace and shows that they have turned their back on the community.

Public kept in the dark on 10,500 litre oil spill

Press release | 17 May, 2017 at 11:50

Thursday May 18: Greenpeace Australia Pacific has said the government oil regulator's refusal to divulge the location and name of the company involved in a 10,500 litre oil leak amounts to a cover-up and has urged reform of offshore oil and gas...

Greenpeace exposes logging company’s attack on free speech in new report

Press release | 15 May, 2017 at 22:04

Washington, DC, 16 May 2017: Greenpeace has published a new report, “Clearcutting Free Speech: How Resolute Forest Products is going to extremes to silence critics of its controversial logging practices”, presenting the implications of logging...

Julie Bishop’s PR stunt a travesty of science: the Reef is in serious danger

Press release | 15 May, 2017 at 15:03

Tuesday, 16 May 2017: The foreign minister Julie Bishop’s snorkelling junket for 75 foreign ambassadors off Cairns yesterday [1] was a transparent PR stunt to persuade UN nations that the Reef is fine ahead of a possible World Heritage ‘in...

Conflict of interest: Australia stoops to new low at UN climate talks

Press release | 11 May, 2017 at 17:32

Friday May 12, 2017: Australia’s support for fossil fuel companies’ participation in UN discussions on climate is a new low, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO, David Ritter, citing a clear conflict of interest.

Senate committee report proves we cannot trust the government to protect the Great...

Press release | 11 May, 2017 at 13:28

Friday May 12: Australian politicians are putting oil company profits before the environment and community and cannot be trusted to safeguard the Great Australian Bight, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says in response to yesterday’s Senate report.

Oil spill inaction shows Government’s soft treatment of big polluters

Press release | 9 May, 2017 at 18:58

Wednesday May 10: The Government’s refusal to hold big polluting oil companies to account for their negligence in Bass Strait is a demonstration of why we need to keep them out of the Great Australian Bight.

Government can't afford to turn blind eye to climate change

Press release | 8 May, 2017 at 23:56

Tuesday May 9, 2017: The Turnbull government has continued to ignore climate change and the need to fund renewable energy at a time when the country is demanding leadership on the most serious threat of our age, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.

Carmichael mine no ‘day-to-day’ transaction for Commonwealth Bank

Press release | 8 May, 2017 at 9:09

Monday May 9, 2017: Attempts by the Commonwealth Bank to write off their facilitation of Adani's Carmichael mega-mine as simply a “day-to-day” transaction are a cop out, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.

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