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(UPDATE) 12,667 reasons to stop new coal power

Feature Story | 9 February, 2012 at 15:30

UPDATE: When Prime Minister Gillard declared there would be no new dirty power stations built in Australia, could she have known what Energy Minister Minister Ferguson had planned for her? Today we are astounded by the decision by Mr Ferguson...

No appetite for Australian GM wheat

Report | 7 February, 2012 at 14:27

Greenpeace’s Analysis of What the World Wants from Australian Wheat published by DAFF and Grain Growers Ltd.

Rena: a wake-up call for us all

Feature Story | 1 February, 2012 at 12:28

After months of being on the verge of breaking up, the container ship, the Rena has finally split in two, and the stern has sunk. This draws to an uncertain close another chapter in the Rena saga.

Final call on dirty coal power

Feature Story | 31 January, 2012 at 12:32

Hundreds of protesters have amassed on the steps of Parliament House in Melbourne today, calling on the Victorian and Federal Governments to cancel a new dirty coal project in the Latrobe Valley.

Why GM field trials are risky (and expensive) business

Report | 1 January, 2012 at 16:00

Australia is set to be the first country in the world to commercialise genetically modified (GM) wheat.

The risks of GM crops for RNA interference (RNAi)

Report | 1 January, 2012 at 16:00

The environmental and food safety of all genetically modified (GM) crops are highly questionable. GM crops with RNA interference (RNAi) constructs pose particular concerns.

Breeding plants for salt and drought tolerance: genetic engineering not needed

Report | 1 January, 2012 at 15:30

Plant traits such as drought tolerance, salt tolerance or nutrient content are controlled by a complex combination of several genes.

Mega mine? Mega disaster

Feature Story | 19 December, 2011 at 13:56

There is a proposal on the table to create Australia’s biggest ever coal mine smack bang on top of a nature refuge in Queensland. This coal mine marks a terrifying new push by the coal industry to dramatically increase Australia’s coal exports,...

LIVE ACTION: ANZ’s AGM shake up

Feature Story | 16 December, 2011 at 9:26

We’re currently at ANZ’s AGM with a new alliance of polar bears, community members and ANZ shareholders. Together we’re calling on the bank’s CEO, Mike Smith, to clearly rule out financing new coal power stations in Australia.

Politicians Listen to the Polluters at UN Climate Talks

Feature Story | 12 December, 2011 at 15:31

UN climate talks in Durban have ended the same way they began, in failure. Governments at the UN climate talks have chosen to listen to the polluters over the people and failed to reinforce previous climate saving measures and have steered clear...

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