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Powershop wins greenest energy supplier again in 2015 Green Electricity Guide

Press release | 12 November, 2015 at 10:34

Sydney, 13 November 2015 – Powershop and Diamond Energy were ranked as Australia’s greenest energy suppliers for the second year running in the country's only independent and unbiased ranking of household electricity suppliers.

Greenpeace gifts a surfboard to Mike Baird in call to drop harmful hooked shark...

Press release | 9 November, 2015 at 16:50

Sydney, 10 November 2015 – Greenpeace activists today delivered a surfboard to NSW Premier Mike Baird covered with more than 25,000 signatures asking him to rule out shark deterrents that hook and kill marine life such as turtles and dolphins.

Greenpeace mourns deaths of Richard and Carolyn Green

Press release | 9 November, 2015 at 14:33

Sydney, 10 November 2015 - Greenpeace today mourns the deaths of passionate environmentalists and artists, Richard and Carolyn Green, and their friend, notable documentary filmmaker John Davis, who were killed in a helicopter crash on Saturday.

2015 is on course to see the largest fall in coal consumption in history

Press release | 9 November, 2015 at 11:54

Berlin, 9 November 2015 - A groundbreaking report by Greenpeace International shows that global coal consumption is heading for the biggest decline in history.

Greenpeace lauds crucial Carmichael legal challenge

Press release | 8 November, 2015 at 12:50

Sydney, 9 November 2015 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific applauds the crucial legal challenge to the Carmichael megamine that was lodged today by the Australian Conservation Foundation.

PM Turnbull should follow Obama’s footsteps on Keystone by rejecting Carmichael coal mine

Press release | 6 November, 2015 at 11:16

Sydney, 7 November 2015 – President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline offers an opportunity for Malcolm Turnbull to cancel the Carmichael coal mine and establish Australia as a leading country in tackling climate change.

TPP environmental provisions a major disappointment

Press release | 5 November, 2015 at 13:30

Sydney, 6 November 2015 - Reacting to the text of the Environmental Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, Emma Gibson, Head of Program for Greenpeace Australia Pacific said:

Greenpeace thumbs up to NAB for $18bn commitment to address climate change

Press release | 4 November, 2015 at 15:03

Sydney, 5 November 2015 - Greenpeace welcomes the National Australia Bank’s announcement that it supports a 2 degree climate change target and will commit A$18bn over the next seven years in financing activities to help address climate change and...

CommBank announcement on climate change demands shift away from coal financing

Press release | 4 November, 2015 at 11:30

Sydney, 5 November 2015 – The Commonwealth Bank’s announcement on climate change today is a key indicator that fossil fuels no longer make any financial or environmental sense, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

Greenpeace tells coal bosses: hands off Australians’ tax money

Press release | 30 October, 2015 at 16:50

Sydney, 31 October 2015 — Greenpeace activists were surprise guests at the Australian mining industry’s annual awards bash last night to deliver a message to coal bosses: hands off Australian taxpayers’ money.

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