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.

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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 increase coal exports. This drives climate change even harder at a time when the world is suffering its effects: extreme weather, bush fires, flooding and more.  Read more

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13 ways to green your wardrobe

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 29 August, 2014

Say what you will about jeggings – more often than not, the real fashion victims are the environment, climate, and people making your clothes. Alongside supporting petitions and telling brands they need to change, there are lots of other things...

Sydney University’s Report Card

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 28 August, 2014

From the national headlines to the private board rooms of Sydney Uni, people are talking about us. Do you know why? In the last week, over 17,500 Greenpeace supporters have called on Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence to divest from Whitehaven Coal...

Let’s stop feeling so guilty about global warming

Blog entry by Emma Thompson | 25 August, 2014

Emma Thompson recently went to the Arctic aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. She wrote these words after walking out onto the fragile sea ice for the first time alongside her 14 year old daughter Gaia. We’re told that it is all our fault,...

16 Stunning Images of the Arctic Sunrise Taking Peaceful Action

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 21 August, 2014

Great news – after being held for nearly 10 months, our Arctic Sunrise is home! To celebrate this news, we’ve put together 16 stunning images of the Arctic Sunrise in peaceful action. Last September, the Arctic Sunrise was illegally seized at...

How much trash do you produce in a week?

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 20 August, 2014

If you could see all the waste you produce, would it change the way you consume? This photographer is hoping so. Australians produce a lot of waste. According to Clean Up Australia, the amount of waste that hits landfill in Australia every year...

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