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
Yesterday at the Rio Earth Summit, Greenpeace joined forces with a host of famous names to demand that the uninhabited area of the High Arctic that lies around the North Pole be legally protected and kept off-limits to the companies and...
This week, all eyes will be on Rio de Janeiro as global leaders try to chart a path for the future of our planet.
Whoever said a week was a long time in politics was obviously talking about the last seven days.
Greenpeace is calling on Federal Environment Minister Tony Burke to heed United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s (UNESCO) damning verdict on the Great Barrier Reef and declare an immediate moratorium on major...
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...
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...
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