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More than 100 authors sign Greenpeace’s pledge for free speech and forest protection

Press release | 30 May, 2017 at 21:55

New York, 31 May 2017 -- More than 100 authors from around the world including Nobel Prize writer John Maxwell Coetzee (Disgrace); comedian Stephen Fry (More Fool Me); Man Booker Prize winners Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid’s Tale) and Yann Martel...

Greenpeace unveil giant banner on Newcastle coal stockpiles to send message to CommBank

Press release | 28 May, 2017 at 10:07

Community members and Greenpeace have occupied the world’s largest coal port in Newcastle as members of the public put their coal-covered clothes out to highlight the serious health and climate impacts of the Commonwealth Bank’s lending policies.

Queensland’s NAIF announcement a nail in the coffin for Adani’s Carmichael mega-mine

Press release | 26 May, 2017 at 18:38

Saturday May 27, 2017: Today’s announcement by the Queensland government rules out any money from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), as currently legislated, being used in the proposed Adani Carmichael mega-mine.

Defying gravity to change thinking on global warming

Press release | 25 May, 2017 at 12:37

26 May 2017: Ogilvy & Mather and Greenpeace Australia Pacific have joined forces to create an astonishing interactive display that appears to reverse gravity as a way to provoke new thinking about global warming and climate change.

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

Thursday, 18 May 2017: 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

Sydney, 12 May 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.

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