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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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...

Who brought him? Abbott’s G20 blunders

Blog entry by Anna Weingord | 21 November, 2014

We all have that one embarrassing uncle. You know, the one that hosts a family function and then proceeds to argue with everyone. The one that brings up all the embarrassing stories, such as the moment when you peed your pants when you were ten...

What do these wetlands have to do with saving the Reef?

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 11 November, 2014

Take action > Tell Australia’s big four banks to say no to funding reef destruction now! The post What do these wetlands have to do with saving the Reef? appeared first on Greenpeace Australia Pacific .

No work, all play – 6 questions to ask when looking for kids toys

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 3 November, 2014

Many people are motivated to make lifestyle changes to create a better world for future generations. Here are six simple questions to help you to do the best by your children and the world when you’re buying toys. 1. Do I need to buy this toy?

Understanding climate science in 10 easy steps

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 30 October, 2014

The latest United Nations report on climate change is about to be finalised, written by thousands of scientists. The report is VERY important, but also a bit dull. What we really want to know is: How bad is climate change? And what can we do...

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