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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Breaking news: Queensland approves the first mega mine in the Galilee Basin

Feature Story | 29 May, 2012 at 14:54

The Queensland Co-ordinator General has given the green light to Gina Rinehart’s enormous Alpha coal project. We must stop it going ahead. This is a significant moment in the battle to save our climate and our Great Barrier Reef from the reckless...

Abbot Point - NO means YES when it comes to big coal

Feature Story | 22 May, 2012 at 10:44

In the vast grazing country of Central Western Queensland, there are places where the coal seam literally comes out of the ground. But what is a dream to some is a nightmare for others, as battle lines are drawn over the future of Australia’s...

Narrow escape – another urgent warning

Feature Story | 21 May, 2012 at 16:17

Over the weekend, a stricken cargo shift narrowly missed crashing into the Great Barrier Reef.

Dead and buried

Feature Story | 16 May, 2012 at 11:27

Whatever happened to the almighty saviour of climate change - carbon capture and storage (CCS)?

Film: Australia’s battle against coal

Feature Story | 8 May, 2012 at 16:34

Want to learn more about one of the most critical issues facing Australia? Join us for a special screening of the documentary ‘Bimblebox’. While coal and coal seam gas mining are rapidly expanding, so is Australia’s battle to safeguard our...

Apple, clean your cloud!

Feature Story | 26 April, 2012 at 7:14

Today, we are taking to the streets with a message for Apple’s customers and staff – that their favourite brand must live up to its reputation as one of the most revolutionary companies of our time by changing the way they source their power for...

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