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.

Stop climate change

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 double coal exports. This drives climate change even harder at a time when Australians are suffering its effects: extreme weather, bush fires, flooding and more.

Greenpeace is working to halt the reckless expansion of coal exports by stopping new export terminals proposed for the Great Barrier Reef coast. Read more

End the age of coal

End the age of coal

Globally, the investment in the renewable energy industry is overtaking fossil fuels like coal. If the world fails to stop the last generation of coal power being, global climate change goals will not be reached. This is good news for people in China and India, where air pollution from coal power stations is killing thousands and sucking vital water sources dry.

Greenpeace is speaking out in support of clean energy initiatives around the world by promoting a future that does not rely on fossil fuels for energy.  Read more

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We can choose the world we want to live in today and the world we leave for our children tomorrow. Use your power as a citizen, voter, consumer and friend to create a clean energy future. Join us in taking action today.

 

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Greenpeace stands in solidarity with the Wangan and Jagalingou People

Press release | 30 March, 2015 at 16:29

Brisbane, March 27 2015: Greenpeace offers its solidarity to the representatives for the Wangan and Jagalingou people who have formally rejected the Indigenous land use agreement for the Carmichael mine in the Queensland Galilee Basin.

Abbott’s 2050 Reef Plan woefully inadequate, say Greenpeace

Press release | 21 March, 2015 at 19:17

Hamilton Island, 21 March 2015: Prime Minister Tony Abbott has released a weak plan that will not save the Great Barrier Reef, says Greenpeace.

Today Australia farewells a pioneer of Great Barrier Reef protection and inspiring...

Press release | 20 March, 2015 at 17:31

Sydney, Friday 20 March: Greenpeace Australia Pacific today honours Malcolm Fraser, Australia’s 22nd Prime Minister.

Australian government failing to avoid UNESCO ‘in danger’ declaration on Reef

Press release | 19 March, 2015 at 14:19

Sydney, 19 March 2015: The Australian government has so far failed to take the action necessary to avoid the Great Barrier Reef being added to the ‘World Heritage in danger’ list, Greenpeace says.

Hunt’s proposed dredge waste ban a bandaid, not a cure for threats against Reef

Press release | 16 March, 2015 at 16:48

Sydney March 16, 2015 – In response to Environment Minister Greg Hunt’s announcement of a draft law to ban the dumping of capital dredge spoil in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Shani Tager at Greenpeace Australia made the following statement:

Adani’s Queensland coal project in turmoil as doubts surface over State Bank of India...

Press release | 14 March, 2015 at 13:01

Sydney, March 14 2015 - Adani’s controversial Queensland Carmichael coal mine looks to be in jeopardy following reports that the State Bank of India (SBI) is preparing to decide against giving the company a planned $1 billion loan for the project...

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