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
Earlier today, Greenpeace handed over the names of over 88,000 people to Environment and Climate Change Minister, Mark Butler, calling on the Australian Government to save the Great Barrier Reef from the threats of coal port developments and...
Greenpeace activists are confronting the rapidly expanding coal industry in a last-ditch effort to save the Great Barrier Reef.
The new Federal Environment Minister Mark Butler has postponed the deadline for a decision on dredging at Abbot Point until the 9th August.
The stark choice between the 'climate makers' and the rest of us underlines a competition of two radically different visions. It is a fight over the very future of Australia
Whoever said a week was a long time in politics was certainly understating things.
Until the coal industry moved in, Abbot Point was just another stunning beach in far north Queensland. But the wetlands behind Abbot Point were always something special.
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