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

Take action to protect our future

Take Action

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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Consumers left in the dark over unsustainable food imports

Press release | 22 July, 2015 at 14:38

Sydney, 22 July 2015: Consumers have been left in the dark over unsustainable food imports with the release of new country of origin labels that fall far short of government promises to help people make informed choices, Greenpeace Australia...

Revoke mining license for Carmichael mine

Press release | 22 July, 2015 at 13:45

Brisbane - July 22, Greenpeace has called on the Federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt to revoke the mining licence for the Carmichael coal mine in Queensland, in the wake of the announcement that the developer, mining company Adani, has stood...

Investigate fossil fuel companies for tax avoidance

Press release | 14 July, 2015 at 17:07

Sydney, Tuesday 14 July 2015: Greenpeace has called for an investigation into fossil fuel companies that may be using millions of dollars in tax write-offs to fund political campaigns.

Ban on solar energy investment an attack on millions of Australians

Press release | 13 July, 2015 at 13:42

Sydney, 13 July 2015: The government’s decision to stop investment in small-scale solar power projects will sabotage efforts to fight climate change and hit millions of ordinary Australians who are trying to save money on their electricity bills,...

Rainbow Warrior Marks 30th Anniversary of Bombing with Action to Save the Great...

Press release | 10 July, 2015 at 15:21

July 10th 2015: Greenpeace activists from the flagship Rainbow Warrior today took action against the mass of coal ships in Australian waters, waiting to export climate change worldwide.

Coal mining industry has more power over Abbott Government than Minister for Agriculture

Press release | 10 July, 2015 at 14:30

Greenpeace has renewed its call for an inquiry into the relationship between fossil fuel mining companies and the LNP after the approval of the Shenhua coalmine in the Liverpool Plains despite the opposition of Agriculture Minister Barnaby Joyce.

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