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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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The first 100 days are critical

Feature Story | 10 September, 2013 at 9:49

We have a new government, but the threat to Australia from climate change transcends left and right. The world is warming and it is now up to the Coalition to lead the nation in facing up to this reality.

Failure of both major parties to address Queensland coal expansion puts Reef in danger

Feature Story | 5 September, 2013 at 9:49

With the election just days away, both major parties have failed to address the biggest emerging threat to the Great Barrier Reef - industrial coal port developments and climate change. But after the election, they won’t be able to ignore it,...

A spiritual, moral and ethical issue

Feature Story | 3 September, 2013 at 10:34

At a time when there appears to be so many divisions between religions across the world, Australia has witnessed an important moment of unity and solidarity around climate change.

The video Shell doesn't want you to see

Feature Story | 28 August, 2013 at 8:25

The video of our rather hilarious hijack of Sunday's Shell-sponsored Formula 1 ceremony has been pulled by YouTube following a "Copyright" (AKA "Embarrassment") complaint.

Australia, land of market domination

Feature Story | 27 August, 2013 at 17:24

Power remains highly concentrated in many sectors, from banking to the retail food industry. This aggregation of control should be scrutinised.

Shell's priceless Grand Prix moment

Feature Story | 26 August, 2013 at 11:21

We exposed Shell’s dirty Arctic drilling plans at its biggest sponsor event of the year: the Formula 1 Shell Belgian Grand Prix. Watch the video of the priceless moment when we surprised Shell right before the presentation of the winner's trophy.

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