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

Press release | 20 December, 2016 at 12:48

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 | 13 December, 2016 at 11:32

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 | 24 November, 2016 at 17:21

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 | 23 November, 2016 at 15:59

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 | 20 November, 2016 at 13:48

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 | 17 November, 2016 at 12:24

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.

Solar panel display on Parliament House lawn marks Paris Agreement ratification

Press release | 10 November, 2016 at 10:58

Canberra, 11 November 2016 – A display of solar panels was set up by Greenpeace Australia Pacific on the Parliament House lawn this morning to mark Australia’s ratification of the Paris climate agreement.

Paris Agreement ratification demands huge climate u-turn from Australian govt

Press release | 9 November, 2016 at 10:30

Sydney, 10 November 2015 – Responding to Australia’s ratification of the Paris climate agreement, Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s climate and energy campaigner Shani Tager said:

Greenpeace asks Turnbull 'to keep our promise' as Paris enters into force

Press release | 2 November, 2016 at 19:30

“Signatures on a document are not enough. The targets in the agreement are very ambitious, and can only be met if the vast majority of Australian coal, oil and gas is left unmined and unburned. The question for Malcolm Turnbull is: Will we keep...

Greenpeace calls on Senate to reject lawfare moves

Press release | 24 October, 2016 at 13:20

Sydney, 25 October 2016 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s CEO, David Ritter, today called on members of the Australian Senate to reject any attempt to reduce access to justice for people who care about nature and the climate.

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