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.
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
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
On 10 December, new Environment Minister Greg Hunt approved a massive and destructive dredging project at Abbot Point, just 50km north of the beautiful Whitsunday Islands.
The Esperanza, one of our three campaigning ships, is coming to Australia in December! She’ll travel up the Queensland coast during 6-16 December 2013.
Amazing news! On Thursday evening, Colin Russell was in court in St Petersburg to appeal the decision that he should not be released on bail. Not even four minutes after we learned that his hearing had started, news came that Colin had been...
Imprisoned Arctic 30 crew-member Colin Russell's wife Christine and daughter Madeleine speaks to Ch 7's Weekend Sunrise program on 16 November 2013. They called on the Australian government to help free him from a Russian jail.
Quick quiz: what do the habitats of threatened koalas, rich food bowls, vital water catchments and healthy farming communities have in common?
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