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Insanity of more coal - Qld approves mining lease for Carmichael

Press release | 3 April, 2016 at 11:55

Brisbane, April 3 2016 - The Queensland Government’s approval of a mining lease for Australia’s biggest coal mine while the Great Barrier Reef is suffering its worst bleaching in over a decade is indefensible, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said...

World’s coal power plants consume enough freshwater to sustain 1 billion people –...

Press release | 22 March, 2016 at 12:34

Sydney, 22 March 2016 – The world’s rapidly dwindling freshwater resources could be further depleted if plans for hundreds of new coal power plants worldwide go ahead, threatening severe drought and conflicts over water, according to a new...

You’ve just lost your right to protest

Blog entry by Susannah Compton | 22 March, 2016

Last week, while I was asleep in bed, the New South Wales government took away one of my most cherished rights. Protest is something... The post You’ve just lost your right to protest appeared first on Greenpeace Australia Pacific .

Great Barrier Reef bleaching a red alert to stop Carmichael

Press release | 21 March, 2016 at 11:12

Monday, March 21, 2016 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific has called on the Australian and Queensland governments to immediately review all approvals for Adani’s Carmichael coal mine in the Galilee basin as parts of the Great Barrier Reef undergo the...

Greenpeace respond to Bill Shorten's speech to the National Press Club

Press release | 15 March, 2016 at 16:55

Sydney, 15 March 2016 - Responding to Labor leader Bill Shorten’s National Press Club address, Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Climate and Energy campaigner, Nikola Casule said:

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