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BREAKING - Major international bank ditches giant coal mine threatening Great Barrier...

Press release | 10 August, 2015 at 18:22

A major UK bank has announced today it is pulling out of one of the world’s most controversial coal developments following an international campaign by Greenpeace and other organisations.

Australians not fooled by abysmal emissions target

Press release | 10 August, 2015 at 18:18

The Abbott government's abysmal post-2020 greenhouse emissions reduction target is a blow to ordinary Australians, and shows how national policy has become tainted by fossil fuel industry interests, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

Carmichael, the ‘unbankable mine’ loses its only Australian bank

Press release | 5 August, 2015 at 17:18

Sydney, August 5, 2015 – The Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s decision to walk away from the proposed Carmichael mega coal mine in Queensland is the right choice, environmentally and financially, Greenpeace said today.

Greg Hunt, do the right thing and ditch Carmichael

Press release | 4 August, 2015 at 14:32

Sydney, 5 August, 2015 - Environment Minister Greg Hunt should seize a landmark opportunity to permanently ditch plans for the Carmichael mine in Queensland after the Federal Court overturned the mine's approval today, Greenpeace Australia...

Adani’s Carmichael project flailing

Press release | 2 August, 2015 at 18:48

August 3, 2015: Media reports that Indian company Adani has stood down the majority of its workers in Queensland is yet another clear sign the Carmichael coal mine project is going nowhere, Greenpeace said today.

Consumers left in the dark over unsustainable food imports

Press release | 21 July, 2015 at 16:38

Sydney, 22 July 2015: Consumers have been left in the dark over unsustainable food imports with the release of new country of origin labels that fall far short of government promises to help people make informed choices, Greenpeace Australia...

Revoke mining license for Carmichael mine

Press release | 21 July, 2015 at 15:45

Brisbane - July 22, Greenpeace has called on the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt to revoke the mining licence for the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, in the wake of the announcement that the developer, mining company Adani, has stood...

Investigate fossil fuel companies for tax avoidance

Press release | 13 July, 2015 at 19:07

Sydney, Tuesday 14 July 2015: Greenpeace has called for an investigation into fossil fuel companies that may be using millions of dollars in tax write-offs to fund political campaigns.

Ban on solar energy investment an attack on millions of Australians

Press release | 12 July, 2015 at 15:42

Sydney, 13 July 2015: The government’s decision to stop investment in small-scale solar power projects will sabotage efforts to fight climate change and hit millions of ordinary Australians who are trying to save money on their electricity bills,...

Rainbow Warrior Marks 30th Anniversary of Bombing with Action to Save the Great...

Press release | 9 July, 2015 at 17:21

July 10th 2015: Greenpeace activists from the flagship Rainbow Warrior today took action against the mass of coal ships in Australian waters, waiting to export climate change worldwide.

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