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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Arctic30′s Colin Russell on the right to protest – one year on

Blog entry by Greenpeace Australia Pacific | 25 September, 2014

Twelve months ago I was arrested along with 29 of my ship mates on board the Arctic Sunrise. The reason for my arrest was simple, I couldn’t remain silent as the Russian oil giant, Gazprom, carried out its ambition to drill in this glorious...

What happens when a coal company builds a mine inside Australia’s most prestigious...

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 23 September, 2014

Greenpeace recently revealed that one of Australia’s most prestigious universities, the University of Sydney, has a million dollar stake in the company responsible for the largest coal mine currently under construction in Australia. But what...

Arctic 30 one year anniversary: Their freedom is our freedom

Blog entry by Alexandra Harris | 21 September, 2014

The right to peaceful protest is a core tenet of a healthy society — the inherent human right to stand up and be counted, to challenge unjust laws, and sometimes, when the system has failed, to put our bodies in the way of destruction and give...

When ‘popular policy’ isn’t so popular: 4 surprising things Australians think about...

Blog entry by Rashini Suriyaarachchi | 21 September, 2014

Try as they might, climate change deniers have been unable to convince Australians that extreme weather events aren’t increasing, and that fossil fuel companies are innocent bystanders to global warming. Check out the results of new Australian...

Coal Dead Hand

Blog entry by Jess Macleod | 20 September, 2014

Are you buckled in? We’re on a crash course to last century! Oops, it’s just 2014 in Australia. Despite having made great strides toward a green and sustainable future, Australia is now heading backwards, with the coal industry influential in...

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