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UNESCO report shows Australia must stop funding climate change

Press release | 25 June, 2017 at 14:05

26 June 2017: UNESCO’s announcement that local measures are now unable to stop coral bleaching must serve as a wakeup call for the government and drive wholesale change on climate policy, said Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner, Nikola Casule.

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.

Black lung outbreak a reminder of ransom coal has always taken from workers and the...

Blog entry by Simon Black | 22 June, 2017

In severe cases someone with black lung suffocates, unable to draw breath into organs left looking like a blackened sponge. It is a terrible... The post Black lung outbreak a reminder of ransom coal has always taken from workers...

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.

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