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Labor’s emissions target a step in the right direction, more needs to be done

Press release | 27 November, 2015 at 13:03

Sydney, 27 November 2015 - Greenpeace has welcomed Labor leader Bill Shorten’s promise to reduce Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions by 45 percent by 2030 and achieve net zero emissions by 2050 is a good first step, but says more needs to be done.

Greenpeace calls for investigation into top Australian coal companies over climate risk

Press release | 19 November, 2015 at 15:33

Sydney, 19 November 2015 - Greenpeace International is calling for an Australian government investigation into coal companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange after finding most of them have not disclosed the risks to their business...

Protesters demand justice for Brazilian mining disaster victims at BHP AGM

Press release | 19 November, 2015 at 12:55

Perth, 19 November 2015 - Despite forewarning and a global trend of similar catastrophes, two of world’s largest mining companies didn’t act to prevent disaster.

Greenpeace blasts senate recommendation to amend environmental protection law

Press release | 18 November, 2015 at 18:14

Sydney, 18 November 2015 - The Turnbull government is wrecking its fledgling environmental credentials by continuing to support changes to Australia’s environmental legislation, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

Greenpeace CEO to defend independence of conservation groups at parliamentary inquiry

Press release | 17 November, 2015 at 12:20

Sydney, 17 November 2015 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter will defend the independence of conservation groups at a federal parliamentary inquiry today into their charitable status.

Greenpeace says Australia courting nuclear disasters with permanent dump

Press release | 13 November, 2015 at 10:07

Sydney, 13 November 2015 - Creating a permanent nuclear waste dump will invite a toxic nuclear legacy that Australians will have to deal with for generations, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

Powershop wins greenest energy supplier again in 2015 Green Electricity Guide

Press release | 13 November, 2015 at 9:34

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 | 10 November, 2015 at 15:50

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 | 10 November, 2015 at 13:33

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 | 10 November, 2015 at 10:54

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

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