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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Nature does not negotiate: climate catastrophe is with us now!

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 8 December, 2014

As Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines, one of the biggest peacetime evacuations in history has been launched to prevent a repeat of the massive loss of life which devastated communities when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the same area just over a...

Australia's Partnership With an Indian Mining Giant Could Destroy the Great Barrier Reef

Feature Story | 2 December, 2014 at 14:32

The Port of Abbot Point in northeast Australia will be one of the biggest coal terminals in the world when its expansion is complete. The sprawling 15-square-mile industrial site will cost $14.4 billion to develop and ultimately be capable of...

Who brought him? Abbott’s G20 blunders

Blog entry by Anna Weingord | 21 November, 2014

We all have that one embarrassing uncle. You know, the one that hosts a family function and then proceeds to argue with everyone. The one that brings up all the embarrassing stories, such as the moment when you peed your pants when you were ten...

What do these wetlands have to do with saving the Reef?

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 11 November, 2014

Take action > Tell Australia’s big four banks to say no to funding reef destruction now! The post What do these wetlands have to do with saving the Reef? appeared first on Greenpeace Australia Pacific .

No work, all play – 6 questions to ask when looking for kids toys

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 3 November, 2014

Many people are motivated to make lifestyle changes to create a better world for future generations. Here are six simple questions to help you to do the best by your children and the world when you’re buying toys. 1. Do I need to buy this toy?

Top 10 reasons why Carmichael mega mine is a REALLY bad idea

Feature Story | 23 July, 2014 at 11:00

Environment Minister Greg Hunt approves Carmichael, the biggest ever coal mine in Australia - a mine so huge it needs its own coal terminal dug right out of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.

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