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NOPSEMA fails to hold oil companies to account yet again

Press release | 22 June, 2017 at 18:46

June 23, 2017: For the second time this year an oil company has been found to not have the appropriate capacity to manage an oil spill yet have been allowed to keep drilling by the regulatory body.

Public backlash highlights CommBank’s toxic fossil fuel problem

Press release | 22 June, 2017 at 11:51

Sydney, 23 June 2017: Community backlash against the Commonwealth Bank’s support of fossil fuels is now so severe that the bank has been forced to set up a special taskforce to handle customers threatening to close their accounts.

Greenpeace condemns APPCO practices

Press release | 18 June, 2017 at 16:18

June 19, 2017: The practices and culture revealed during yesterday’s Sunday Night program appear to show company using the good name of charities to take advantage of the Australian public.

NAIF inquiry must hold secretive ‘slush fund’ to account

Press release | 13 June, 2017 at 21:51

June 14, 2017: The inquiry into the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) should recommend the removal of conflicted members from the facility’s board and ensure billions of dollars of taxpayer’s money is not gifted at the whim of a...

Statoil’s plans to drill in the Bight represent catastrophic risk and should be rejected

Press release | 8 June, 2017 at 15:49

Plans announced today by Norwegian oil company, Statoil, to conduct exploratory drilling in the Great Australian Bight will face intense opposition from the Australian community because of the extreme risk deepwater drilling represents to a...

Australia standing in the way of cleaner steel, Greenpeace report shows

Press release | 7 June, 2017 at 18:43

Thursday, 8 June 2017: Australia has played a key role in enabling the global steel industry to become more, not less, emission intensive, a new Greenpeace report has shown.

JOINT RELEASE: Call to cease plastic bag plague – new poll

Press release | 7 June, 2017 at 14:48

With over one billion plastic bags littered in the last 10 years, it’s time for a ban, key environment groups said today, as Australia’s environment ministers prepare to meet on the issue.

Adani’s Carmichael mine would be a disaster for communities and a death sentence for...

Press release | 5 June, 2017 at 14:52

June 6, 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific has condemned today’s announcement by the Adani board about the Carmichael mine as an “empty PR stunt” for a toxic project which is unable to go ahead without billions of dollars in public money.

The world will resist Trump’s attempt to derail climate action

Press release | 1 June, 2017 at 8:14

Friday June 2, 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific has condemned US President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of the US from the Paris Agreement and affirmed that the rest of the world will continue to make progress on ambitious climate action.

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...

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