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IPA in the running for prize for role in destroying Australia’s coal price

Press release | 8 September, 2015 at 13:41

Sydney, Sept 4 2015 -- Greenpeace Australia Pacific today ridiculed the notion that the Institute of Public Affairs (IPA) is in the running to win an international prize for its role in repealing the carbon tax, and called for it to donate the...

Australia’s isolationist climate change stance failing Pacific neighbours

Press release | 8 September, 2015 at 13:39

Port Moresby, 8 September 2015: The Abbott government is failing its Pacific neighbours and embarrassing itself internationally over its fossil fuel-driven, isolationist stance on climate change, the CEO of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, David...

Coal is a great mate. Look at everything it can do!

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 7 September, 2015

Not satisfied with the public relations disaster that was #AustraliansForCoal, the Minerals Council yesterday launched a new campaign to plug their favourite little black rock. This time, they tried to convince us that #coalisamazing. It went...

It’s not a whale. It’s not a shark. It’s a whale shark!

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 31 August, 2015

…or maybe it’s a Whark? Whatever you want to call it, today is International Whale Shark Day! But before you start running away screaming “Jawwwwws!” don’t be alarmed. With a face like a whale and a body like a shark, these seemingly frightening...

Twitter reacts: Best responses to Rupert Murdoch’s Reef tweets

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 26 August, 2015

While in Australia on holiday, Rupert Murdoch decided to take to Twitter to share his opinions on the health of the Great Barrier Reef. Warning: they’re far from scientific. Unfortunately, no matter how good it looks to Rupert, the Reef’s health...

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