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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...

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.

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.

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.

Greenpeace unveil giant banner on Newcastle coal stockpiles to send message to CommBank

Press release | 28 May, 2017 at 10:07

Community members and Greenpeace have occupied the world’s largest coal port in Newcastle as members of the public put their coal-covered clothes out to highlight the serious health and climate impacts of the Commonwealth Bank’s lending policies.

Queensland’s NAIF announcement a nail in the coffin for Adani’s Carmichael mega-mine

Press release | 26 May, 2017 at 18:38

Saturday May 27, 2017: Today’s announcement by the Queensland government rules out any money from the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF), as currently legislated, being used in the proposed Adani Carmichael mega-mine.

Defying gravity to change thinking on global warming

Press release | 25 May, 2017 at 12:37

26 May 2017: Ogilvy & Mather and Greenpeace Australia Pacific have joined forces to create an astonishing interactive display that appears to reverse gravity as a way to provoke new thinking about global warming and climate change.

‘Royalties holiday’ a slap in the face to the Queensland community

Press release | 17 May, 2017 at 15:35

Thursday, 18 May 2017: The Queensland Government’s plan to offer the Carmichael coal mine a cash handout in the form of a "royalties holiday" is a disgrace and shows that they have turned their back on the community.

Julie Bishop’s PR stunt a travesty of science: the Reef is in serious danger

Press release | 15 May, 2017 at 15:03

Tuesday, 16 May 2017: The foreign minister Julie Bishop’s snorkelling junket for 75 foreign ambassadors off Cairns yesterday [1] was a transparent PR stunt to persuade UN nations that the Reef is fine ahead of a possible World Heritage ‘in...

Conflict of interest: Australia stoops to new low at UN climate talks

Press release | 11 May, 2017 at 17:32

Friday May 12, 2017: Australia’s support for fossil fuel companies’ participation in UN discussions on climate is a new low, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO, David Ritter, citing a clear conflict of interest.

Senate committee report proves we cannot trust the government to protect the Great...

Press release | 11 May, 2017 at 13:28

Friday May 12: Australian politicians are putting oil company profits before the environment and community and cannot be trusted to safeguard the Great Australian Bight, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says in response to yesterday’s Senate report.

Oil spill inaction shows Government’s soft treatment of big polluters

Press release | 9 May, 2017 at 18:58

Wednesday May 10: The Government’s refusal to hold big polluting oil companies to account for their negligence in Bass Strait is a demonstration of why we need to keep them out of the Great Australian Bight.

Government can't afford to turn blind eye to climate change

Press release | 8 May, 2017 at 23:56

Tuesday May 9, 2017: The Turnbull government has continued to ignore climate change and the need to fund renewable energy at a time when the country needs leadership on the most serious threat of our age, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.

Carmichael mine no ‘day-to-day’ transaction for Commonwealth Bank

Press release | 8 May, 2017 at 9:09

Monday May 8, 2017: Attempts by the Commonwealth Bank to write off their facilitation of Adani's Carmichael mega-mine as simply a “day-to-day” transaction are a cop out, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.

Greenpeace suspends 70 square metre banner calling on Commonwealth Bank to stop...

Press release | 4 May, 2017 at 11:25

Sydney, May 5, 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific activists have suspended a seventy square meter banner to send a message to the Commonwealth Bank that they must withdraw their financial support of coal.

CommBank’s secret relationship with Adani Carmichael mine revealed

Press release | 2 May, 2017 at 19:19

Sydney, 3 May 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific is calling on the Commonwealth Bank to immediately sever all ties with the Carmichael megamine and rule out involvement in new coal mine projects, following revelations the bank has been working...

Turnbull must hold Trump to account on Paris Agreement

Press release | 2 May, 2017 at 15:28

Sydney, 3 May 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific is calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to hold US President Donald Trump to account on the Paris climate agreement when the two leaders meet in New York on Friday this week.

CommBank left behind on coal as Westpac leads the way

Press release | 27 April, 2017 at 16:17

Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes today’s decision by Westpac to commit to not finance projects in any new thermal coal basins.

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