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 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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BHP Billiton – time to pay up

Feature Story | 5 June, 2011 at 9:32

Fresh from its victory avoiding the resource super profits tax, BHP Billiton is now trying to cheat its way out of paying its pollution tax.

Say YES Australia!

Feature Story | 19 May, 2011 at 12:57

Greenpeace joins a passionate coalition of civil society groups and trade unions in Canberra to say yes to a price on pollution and yes to a clean, healthy future.

Carbon price to power Australia into the future

Feature Story | 24 February, 2011 at 15:24

We are witnessing a great moment in history. The announcement yesterday of a carbon price marks the start of a plan that will power Australia into the future. Stand back and marvel at this incredible first step.

LULUCF: Australia’s carbon scam

Feature Story | 15 February, 2011 at 11:00

According to a new Greenpeace-commissioned research paper from ANU, almost half of the emissions reductions required to meet Australia’s 5% climate target could be achieved using sub-prime offsets from the land sector.

World Press Photo award for oil spill photographer

Feature Story | 13 February, 2011 at 11:00

Lu Guang, a photographer commissioned by Greenpeace China, has taken third place in the ‘spot news’ section at the World Press Photo awards – arguably the most prestigious photojournalism competition in the world.

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