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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Why I got my kit off for a #CoalFree future

Blog entry by Ariana Neuman | 22 April, 2016

You may have caught Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s video launching the #CoalFree movement to protect the things we love from coal pollution. The video features... The post Why I got my kit off for a #CoalFree future appeared first on ...

Painting Ourselves White to Keep the Reef Colourful

Blog entry by Justin Hawk | 22 April, 2016

Friday morning nearly 100 of us gathered near the Sydney Opera House to raise awareness about the current coral bleaching event and to call on... The post Painting Ourselves White to Keep the Reef Colourful appeared first on Greenpeace...

In pictures: The Great Barrier Reef’s coral bleaching

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 13 April, 2016

The bleaching process Before corals bleach, they are often a deep brown or khaki-green colour. These colours come from the symbiotic algae (sometimes called... The post In pictures: The Great Barrier Reef’s coral bleaching appeared first on...

Why the Great Barrier Reef is Dying

Blog entry by Justin Hawk | 12 April, 2016

Fish of every imaginable colour race between the corals as the sun’s rays dance through the ocean’s surface. A stingray slowly drifts by, taking... The post Why the Great Barrier Reef is Dying appeared first on Greenpeace Australia Pacific...

The rise of Pacific power: From small island states to large ocean states

Blog entry by Matisse Walkden-Brown | 8 April, 2016

The Pacific region consists of 24 island states scattered across a quarter of the earth’s surface – a vast area of some 30 million... The post The rise of Pacific power: From small island states to large ocean states appeared first on ...

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