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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Point of No Return

Feature Story | 24 January, 2013 at 9:00

The world is quickly reaching a Point of No Return for preventing the worst impacts of climate change. Continuing on the current course will make it difficult, if not impossible, to prevent the widespread and catastrophic impacts of climate...

How to avoid the ‘point of no return’ from climate catastrophe

Feature Story | 23 January, 2013 at 0:30

The world has a genuine chance to stop catastrophic climate change if Australia, China, the US and others act fast to stop the reckless expansion of dirty energy projects. These include some of the world’s biggest mines in planning right now for...

Let's talk about coal

Feature Story | 14 January, 2013 at 8:09

Climate change is about as tangled and terrible a problem as you could nominate. Professor Ross Garnaut called it “diabolical”. That’s a good enough word to describe the last fortnight many Australians have had to live through as the country...

Bad medicine

Feature Story | 11 January, 2013 at 13:27

On Monday, the Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, visited communities affected by bushfires in Dunalley, Tasmania. She made what should not be, by now, a controversial observation: “…we do know that over time as a result of climate change...

Saving the Summer of 2030

Feature Story | 9 January, 2013 at 11:23

Australia has suffered through its hottest day on record, and more heat waves are forecast. If we want to spare our children worse to come, we need to stop creating greenhouse pollution.

The real story

Feature Story | 8 January, 2013 at 9:23

The mining industry is one of the most powerful industry groups in Australia’s history.

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