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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Stop Maules Creek Coal Mine: 3 ways you can help

Feature Story | 15 June, 2014 at 15:14

Not too long ago, a little-known but ancient forest in northern NSW - the Leard Forest - was a peaceful and tranquil place. Until Whitehaven Coal’s bulldozers moved in to flatten the forest for coal, that is.

Winter clearing stopped as Whitehaven Coal raises the white flag

Feature Story | 12 June, 2014 at 17:27

Today, winter clearing at Australia’s most controversial new coal mine – Maules Creek - was stopped after Whitehaven gave the Land and Environment Court an undertaking to stop the bulldozers until a full hearing of the court case in September.

Renewable Energy Myths - Busted!

Feature Story | 12 June, 2014 at 12:53

Australian energy companies don't want you to see this...

The gentle caress of the bulldozer

Feature Story | 31 May, 2014 at 11:34

Right now, a handful of brave folk are doing all they can to stop Whitehaven Coal from razing the ancient Leard State Forest in order to build a coal mine – currently the largest under construction in Australia.

Top 10 reasons why Carmichael mega mine is a REALLY bad idea

Feature Story | 8 May, 2014 at 11:00

Most people haven’t heard of the Indian Adani Group or its plan to a new coal mine that would outsize any other in Australia.

BREAKING NEWS: Maules Creek Coal Mine Protest

Feature Story | 16 December, 2013 at 13:48

BREAKING NEWS: On Monday morning, over 100 people gathered to protest the controversial Maules Creek coal mine in the Leard State Forest.

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