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.

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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 increase coal exports. This drives climate change even harder at a time when the world is suffering its effects: extreme weather, bush fires, flooding and more.  Read more

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7 inspiring stories of communities taking action for climate

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 16 December, 2014

Inspiring stories of communities taking action for the climate and refusing to accept the plans of polluting fossil fuel companies are happening more and more. Here are just a few inspiring climate acts of courage taken by doctors, villagers,...

Twas the night before Christmas…

Blog entry by Shani Tager | 10 December, 2014

According to Tony Abbott and Greg Hunt, there’s nothing as damaging as a bit of red tape and bureaucracy to slow down economic growth. But what does fast-tracking, cutting red tape and streamlining approvals really mean for the places we love?

Nature does not negotiate: climate catastrophe is with us now!

Blog entry by Kumi Naidoo | 8 December, 2014

As Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines, one of the biggest peacetime evacuations in history has been launched to prevent a repeat of the massive loss of life which devastated communities when Super Typhoon Haiyan hit the same area just over a...

Australia's Partnership With an Indian Mining Giant Could Destroy the Great Barrier Reef

Feature Story | 2 December, 2014 at 14:32

The Port of Abbot Point in northeast Australia will be one of the biggest coal terminals in the world when its expansion is complete. The sprawling 15-square-mile industrial site will cost $14.4 billion to develop and ultimately be capable of...

9 reasons you should be a fan of wind energy

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 2 December, 2014

It’s no secret most Australians love renewable energy. But with Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey dismissing wind farms as “appalling” and “utterly offensive”, maybe it’s time we reminded ourselves why wind energy is great for Australia and the...

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