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Greenpeace urges Minister Upton to ban the bag at Keep NSW Beautiful Congress

Press release | 1 August, 2017 at 12:20

Ahead of Minister Upton’s speech at the Keep NSW Beautiful Congress today, Greenpeace sent a colourful message to the NSW Environment Minister to clean up the state’s act and finally ban the bag.

The cost of NSW and Victoria’s lag on banning the bag - up to two billion more...

Press release | 30 July, 2017 at 12:20

July 28, 2017: New analysis by Greenpeace released today shows that if NSW and Vic continue to fail to ‘ban the bag’, an estimated 1.6 - 2 billion more bags per year will be used in Australia, even with voluntary phase outs by supermarkets.

Politicians left lagging behind as Woolworths bans single-use plastic bags

Press release | 13 July, 2017 at 15:37

July 14, 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes today’s decision by Woolworths to completely phase out single-use plastic bags by June, 2018.

Huge iceberg breaks off Antarctic Peninsula Larsen C ice shelf

Press release | 11 July, 2017 at 23:54

Amsterdam, 12 July 2017 - Responding to news that one of the largest icebergs ever recorded has broken off the Antarctic Peninsula’s Larsen C ice shelf, Paul Johnston, head of Greenpeace International’s Science Unit, said:

Carbon plan meaningless if we don’t cut coal exports

Press release | 11 July, 2017 at 12:06

July 12, 2017: The Queensland government’s plan to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2050 will do nothing to protect the Great Barrier Reef or the country from climate change if Australia does not reduce coal exports.

Thai Union Commits to More Sustainable, Socially-Responsible Seafood

Press release | 10 July, 2017 at 17:17

BANGKOK, 11 JULY 2017 – Thai Union Group PCL has committed to measures that will tackle illegal fishing and overfishing, as well as improve the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of workers throughout the company’s supply chains.

Greenpeace study finds renewable energy will be cheapest electricity in G20 countries...

Press release | 5 July, 2017 at 10:09

Hamburg, 5 July 2017 – Wind energy and solar power will be the cheapest form of power generation in every G20 country by the year 2030 at the latest, a new Greenpeace Germany report has found.

Australians will see through Government hypocrisy on the Reef following UNESCO decision

Press release | 4 July, 2017 at 23:32

6 July 2017: The Government has again avoided the embarrassment of an ‘in danger’ listing for the Great Barrier Reef following today’s UNESCO World Heritage Committee decision, but Australians will hold them to account for their hypocrisy, says...

Fracking blackmail shows the Federal Government are acting like an enforcer for the...

Press release | 28 June, 2017 at 10:37

June 29, 2017: The Federal government’s threat to cut GST to state governments unless they allow unconventional gas exploration is a deplorable attempt at blackmail for the benefit of giant fossil fuel companies.

NAIF are holding taxpayers’ money to ransom behind a wall of secrecy

Press release | 27 June, 2017 at 17:37

June 28, 2017: The continued refusal of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to respond to any and all freedom of information requests represents a failure to the Australian taxpayer and is impermissible under law.

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