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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Thermal coal exports killing our future

Feature Story | 17 April, 2013 at 15:37

By David Ritter, originally posted in The Australian: A MOMENT has been reached in our national history where the prosperity and wellbeing of Australia are at threat. Radical plans to expand coal exports endanger our most precious places...

The North Pole. 2.7 million names. One flag. One Arctic.

Feature Story | 16 April, 2013 at 9:26

Our four young explorers on a mission with Greenpeace have planted a flag on the seabed beneath the North Pole, at the same spot where a submarine planted a Russian flag claiming the Arctic for Moscow.

A crisis of legitimacy

Feature Story | 15 April, 2013 at 9:34

The actions and decisions threatening the Great Barrier Reef.

Winning the fight for the climate, one community at a time

Feature Story | 11 April, 2013 at 10:55

For a long time, efforts to stem the growth of global CO2 emissions and avert the impending climate chaos have been synonymous with complex international negotiations between governments.

Clean energy projects are expanding throughout India. So why does Australia need to...

Feature Story | 11 April, 2013 at 7:32

Coal giants and politicians who push to increase Australia’s coal exports often point to rising energy demands in places like China and India.

Great news: Newcastle coal terminal delayed, could be 'shelved'

Feature Story | 10 April, 2013 at 15:56

The community in Newcastle is celebrating a victory against the march of new coal developments this week.

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