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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3 signs we’re making progress on saving the Great Barrier Reef

Feature Story | 16 August, 2013 at 11:56

Recent news of the delaying of massive coal projects on the Queensland coast demonstrates the power of our efforts to save the Reef. Here’s a quick wrap up to show what we’ve achieved together.

Chinese censorship will fail to hide Shenhua's ruthless water grab

Feature Story | 24 July, 2013 at 11:10

A Greenpeace East Asia investigation exposing how a Chinese state-run coal company is overexploiting water resources and illegally discharging toxic wastewater has made global headlines today.

Environment Minister receives names of 88,000 people against destructive coal...

Feature Story | 17 July, 2013 at 14:50

Earlier today, Greenpeace handed over the names of over 88,000 people to Environment and Climate Change Minister, Mark Butler, calling on the Australian Government to save the Great Barrier Reef from the threats of coal port developments and...

Murky waters

Feature Story | 17 July, 2013 at 11:54

Greenpeace activists are confronting the rapidly expanding coal industry in a last-ditch effort to save the Great Barrier Reef.

Dredging cloud hangs over Reef for another month

Feature Story | 10 July, 2013 at 8:55

The new Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler has postponed the deadline for a decision on dredging at Abbot Point until the 9th August.

The coal industry v everyone else: who will win?

Feature Story | 9 July, 2013 at 12:36

The stark choice between the 'climate makers' and the rest of us underlines a competition of two radically different visions. It is a fight over the very future of Australia

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