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 latest updates

 

The Dirty Three

Report | 23 June, 2014 at 9:00

Origin Energy, EnergyAustralia and AGL’s attack on Australia’s Renewable Energy Target

Remote Prospects

Report | 28 November, 2013 at 9:47

Adani Enterprises is proposing to develop a thermal coal mine complex in the remote Galilee Coal Basin. Coal produced would be transported by a greenfield rail line to Abbot Point Port, where the company proposes a new coal terminal in additional...

Who is responsible for climate change?

Report | 21 November, 2013 at 22:10

Climate change is no longer an abstract concept that scientists and environmentalists discuss, but a reality of many people’s lives. Over the past few years record breaking and extreme weather events including sweltering summers, super-storms,...

Strangling Renewables: Origin Energy's Campaign Against Renewable Energy

Report | 28 October, 2013 at 13:35

With its massive investments in gas extraction, generation and a huge new gas export facility, Origin Energy is one of the giants of the Australian energy world.

The Critical List: 91 coal projects Australia can’t afford

Report | 23 June, 2013 at 11:00

The Climate Commission’s The Critical Decade 2013 confirms that Australians are already suffering the impacts of climate change. The consequences of our failure to tackle rising greenhouse gas emissions, the bulk of which come from burning fossil...

Stranded- Alpha Coal Project in Australia’s Galilee Basin

Report | 19 June, 2013 at 11:00

A Financial analysis of GVK’s proposed Alpha Coal Project in Australia’s Galilee Basin.

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