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Renewable Energy Target report a kick in the guts for clean energy

Press release | 28 August, 2014 at 16:15

Following release of the Warburton review of the Renewable Energy Target, Greenpeace today urged the Abbott government to reject its recommendations and retain the target which has grown Australia’s renewables sector, built Australian jobs and...

Greenpeace welcomes Sydney University’s move away from dirty investments and urges...

Press release | 27 August, 2014 at 10:28

Sydney, Wednesday 27 August 2014: Greenpeace welcomes yesterday’s announcement by the University of Sydney that it will “make no further investments in the coal and consumable fuels subsector of the ASX,” including the controversial company...

University of Sydney acknowledges Whitehaven Coal shares problematic

Press release | 25 August, 2014 at 15:58

Sydney, Monday 25 August 2014: Greenpeace is urging the University of Sydney to listen to the community and dump its shares in Whitehaven Coal following the announcement today that the university is reviewing its investment policies and has...

Greenpeace calls on Pru Goward to resist Whitehaven Coal pressure to approve a new...

Press release | 22 August, 2014 at 10:03

Thursday 21 August 2014, Sydney: Revelations have come to light today that controversial company Whitehaven Coal has begun a process to seek approval for a new Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) before the full case on the legality of their...

University of Sydney caught out funding destruction of Indigenous heritage sites,...

Press release | 19 August, 2014 at 8:59

Sydney, Tuesday 19 August 2014: Revelations the University of Sydney has $1 million invested in Whitehaven Coal and its controversial new coal mine at Maules Creek has left farmers, Aboriginal Elders and environmentalists shocked.[1]

Greenpeace/TEC launch Green Electricity Guide - ranks power companies, empowers...

Press release | 18 August, 2014 at 6:28

A new, independent online Green Electricity Guide, produced by Greenpeace Australia and the Total Environment Centre, provides a state by state ranking of electricity retailers against seven criteria, creating a tool consumers can use to switch...

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise welcomed home by Arctic30, including Australian members

Press release | 10 August, 2014 at 6:22

Amsterdam/Sydney 10 August 2014 - The Greenpeace icebreaker Arctic Sunrise yesterday sailed back into Dutch territorial waters after over 300 days in Russian custody. The ship had been held illegally since taking part in a peaceful direct action...

Greenpeace and Australian tuna fishers demand urgent recovery plan for bigeye tuna

Press release | 6 August, 2014 at 14:12

Wednesday 6 August 2014. Sydney/Marshall Islands: Shocking new assessments, tabled today at the 10th meeting of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) Scientific Committee in the Marshall Islands highlight the failure of...

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise departs Russian port after ten months in custody

Press release | 1 August, 2014 at 22:11

Amsterdam/Sydney 1 August 2014. More than 300 days after it was illegally boarded following a high profile peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling, the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise has finally departed Murmansk, Russia en route for its...

Let me google that for you, Minister: Greenpeace sets the record straight for Greg Hunt

Press release | 29 July, 2014 at 10:24

Sydney, 28 July 2014: Claims by Environment Minister Greg Hunt suggesting Greenpeace has has been too hard on the Liberal Government can be disproved with a simple Google search, says Greenpeace.

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