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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

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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You’ve never seen the Arctic like this before…

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 3 September, 2014

MUST SEE: Incredible footage caught on tape as a tourist records an ‘iceberg tsunami’ heading towards his boat in Greenland. You’ll never believe what happens next… Surprised? Share this blog on Facebook and Twitter! The post You’ve never...

Kids Care: Dear Greenpeace

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 31 August, 2014

Greenpeace is working towards creating a green and peaceful world for the children of today and tomorrow, so we love receiving letters from kids who are passionate about the work we do. Recently, we received some beautiful illustrations from...

13 ways to green your wardrobe

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 29 August, 2014

Say what you will about jeggings – more often than not, the real fashion victims are the environment, climate, and people making your clothes. Alongside supporting petitions and telling brands they need to change, there are lots of other things...

Sydney University’s Report Card

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 28 August, 2014

From the national headlines to the private board rooms of Sydney Uni, people are talking about us. Do you know why? In the last week, over 17,500 Greenpeace supporters have called on Vice-Chancellor Michael Spence to divest from Whitehaven Coal...

Let’s stop feeling so guilty about global warming

Blog entry by Emma Thompson | 25 August, 2014

Emma Thompson recently went to the Arctic aboard the Greenpeace ship Esperanza. She wrote these words after walking out onto the fragile sea ice for the first time alongside her 14 year old daughter Gaia. We’re told that it is all our fault,...

16 Stunning Images of the Arctic Sunrise Taking Peaceful Action

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 21 August, 2014

Great news – after being held for nearly 10 months, our Arctic Sunrise is home! To celebrate this news, we’ve put together 16 stunning images of the Arctic Sunrise in peaceful action. Last September, the Arctic Sunrise was illegally seized at...

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