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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Carbon dioxide reaches levels never seen by humans

Feature Story | 14 May, 2013 at 10:20

The levels of the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has reached 400 parts per million for the first time in human history. The last time levels were this high global average temperatures eventually reached 3 or 4C° higher than now, the polar...

Over 10,000 people stand in solidarity for action against coal

Feature Story | 1 May, 2013 at 9:32

On Wednesday 24 April, an international team of six activists boarded a fully-loaded coal ship bound for South Korea as it left the Great Barrier Reef.

Holbourne Island: a pristine environment in danger

Feature Story | 30 April, 2013 at 15:47

Holbourne Island is the northernmost island of Australia’s beautiful Whitsunday group. It lies just 30 kilometres from Abbot Point, where a proposed coal terminal is slated to become one of the biggest in the world.

Coal ship activists return to shore determined to #EndCoal

Feature Story | 26 April, 2013 at 11:00

This week six Greenpeace activists did something incredibly brave for the future of our planet.

A call to action: Greenpeace steps in to halt coal

Feature Story | 24 April, 2013 at 10:07

Greenpeace has dramatically stepped up its campaign to stop Australia’s biggest contribution to climate change from getting any bigger. This morning six volunteers boarded a bulk carrier filled with thermal coal, leaving Australia bound for Asia.

Australian coal: the view from India

Feature Story | 21 April, 2013 at 9:24

My name is Arpana Udupa, Climate and Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace India. I’m on board the Rainbow Warrior, travelling up the Queensland coast.

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