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
After years of debate and argy-bargy, the federal government has finally announced a climate change package. Greenpeace Australia was in the Parliament House lockdown in Canberra yesterday poring over the details and here’s our take on what was...
Kumi Naidoo is fresh out of a Greenland jail for protesting against Arctic oil drilling. He arrives on Australian shores early July for the first time as Executive Director of Greenpeace International.
It’s time we refocused the carbon pricing debate back on what really matters: making the big polluters responsible for the environmental damage they cause.
Greenpeace activists obstruct a coal train at Mount Arthur coal mine owned by BHP Billiton – one of Australia’s most polluting companies – in the Hunter Valley.
Fresh from its victory avoiding the resource super profits tax, BHP Billiton is now trying to cheat its way out of paying its pollution tax.
Greenpeace joins a passionate coalition of civil society groups and trade unions in Canberra to say yes to a price on pollution and yes to a clean, healthy future.
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