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
BREAKING NEWS: On Monday morning, over 100 people gathered to protest the controversial Maules Creek coal mine in the Leard State Forest.
Gladstone, located near the southern tip of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area, is the location of one of two new industrial sites approved by our government this week.
Just 80 km east of Gladstone sits a little-known, idyllic tear drop in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Area, Heron Island. Home to nesting turtles and black noddy birds, it’s also the location of a ground-breaking research facility that shows...
In weighing up the interests of the Great Barrier Reef against those of transnational coal companies, Greg Hunt decided it was more important to protect the latter, writes David Ritter.
NSW farmer Phil Laird is fighting to protect Maules Creek from a company wanting to dig an open-cut coal mine. If he will have us, we will answer his call and add our name to his struggle
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.
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