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

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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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Save Bimblebox nature refuge from mining

Feature Story | 22 March, 2012 at 16:07

“It is not acceptable to turn Nature Refuges into open cut coal mines. Nature Refuges exist to protect nature in perpetuity. They form part of our precious natural heritage and should not be mined.”

Some relief for the reef

Feature Story | 13 March, 2012 at 15:22

It was a huge week. And it was capped off by a crucial announcement on Sunday: Approval to build the world’s biggest coal port in the Great Barrier Reef has been delayed.

Live Action! A painted picture for UNESCO

Feature Story | 7 March, 2012 at 9:57

In three weeks the federal government is set to approve the worlds biggest coal port right in the middle of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area. Fortunately, United Nations watchdog (UNESCO) arrived yesterday to investigate the impacts of...

Save The Reef… from coal

Feature Story | 1 March, 2012 at 7:59

In our campaign to stop dangerous climate change, Greenpeace is taking on one of the most urgent issues facing our nation: the enormous expansion of coal mining and coal exports. Not only does it spell disaster for our climate but it threatens...

Live action! Activists confront Shell

Feature Story | 24 February, 2012 at 10:03

Around the world, fossil fuel companies are encroaching further and deeper into our few remaining pristine environments to exploit resources. Who’s going to stop them?

In 30 years we've lost 75% of the Arctic sea ice

Feature Story | 13 February, 2012 at 11:01

If there's one fact to remember which underlines the urgency in protecting the Arctic it's this: in 30 years we've lost 75 per cent of the Arctic sea ice.

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