Climate

We want to live our lives to the full, while keeping our planet healthy and beautiful so our children can do the same. Revolutionising the way we use and produce energy is not only necessary; it is the safest and easiest way to protect our way of life. It’s time we chose a clean energy future.

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Stop reckless coal developments in the Great Barrier Reef

Coal exported from Australia, when burnt, creates more greenhouse gas emissions than every other source of emissions in Australia combined. Right now, Australian mining companies are planning to increase coal exports. This drives climate change even harder at a time when the world is suffering its effects: extreme weather, bush fires, flooding and more.  Read more

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Australia’s coal politics are undermining democratic and Indigenous rights

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 26 October, 2016

Can Australia achieve fair and open decision-making when big coal players are involved? The case of Adani’s proposed Carmichael coal mine suggests the answer... The post Australia’s coal politics are undermining democratic and...

Oil over in the Bight – someone tell Turnbull

Blog entry by Philip Sen | 18 October, 2016

On 11 October, the Great Australian Bight avoided invasion from one monster oil company. But though BP might have backed off, other fossil-fuel fiends... The post Oil over in the Bight – someone tell Turnbull appeared first on...

BREAKING: BP has ditched its outrageous plans to drill for oil in the Great...

Blog entry by Max MacBride | 11 October, 2016

It was the people vs oil, and we: the people, just won. Having BP rule out drilling in the Bight is a momentous win... The post BREAKING: BP has ditched its outrageous plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight. This...

Why the Paris Agreement on climate change means the end of coal

Blog entry by Nikola Casule | 7 October, 2016

This week the world took a big step forward in the fight against dangerous global warming. The Paris Agreement on climate change – the... The post Why the Paris Agreement on climate change means the end of coal appeared first...

We brought the Great Barrier Reef to Canberra

Blog entry by Nikola Casule | 2 September, 2016

We did it! We delivered our petition with 32,000 names to the new Environment Minister in a spectacular way at Parliament House. Our message... The post We brought the Great Barrier Reef to Canberra appeared first on ...

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