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 Australia Pacific hails court ruling on Russia and Arctic 30

Press release | 25 August, 2015 at 16:16

Sydney, 25 August 2015 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific has welcomed an international ruling that Russia illegally arrested Greenpeace activists as a win for peaceful activism and the global environmental movement.

Governments prove they can’t be trusted with environment

Press release | 20 August, 2015 at 14:03

Sydney, 20 August, 2015: For immediate release The Federal and Queensland governments’ decision to push ahead with dredging the sea floor in the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area for a coal port expansion at Abbot Point illustrates why they...

Tax dodging fossil fuel industry has too much power over Abbott government

Press release | 17 August, 2015 at 11:58

Sydney, 17 August 2015: Greenpeace have today said the Abbott government needs to stop trying to silence environment groups while mining companies are permitted to get away with tax minimisation.

Greenpeace backs Kiribati President’s call for an end to coal

Press release | 13 August, 2015 at 12:15

South Tarawa, Kiribati, 13 August 2015 - Kiribati President Anote Tong today called for a global and immediate moratorium on all new coal mines and coal mine expansions, and has called on all State leaders to back his call to action in the lead...

BREAKING - Major international bank ditches giant coal mine threatening Great Barrier...

Press release | 11 August, 2015 at 16:22

A major UK bank has announced today it is pulling out of one of the world’s most controversial coal developments following an international campaign by Greenpeace and other organisations.

Australians not fooled by abysmal emissions target

Press release | 11 August, 2015 at 16:18

The Abbott government's abysmal post-2020 greenhouse emissions reduction target is a blow to ordinary Australians, and shows how national policy has become tainted by fossil fuel industry interests, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said today.

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