The Blog

  • The government’s role in this year’s black summer

    6 May 2020

    It was only three months ago when the Australian bushfire crisis came to a close after months of devastation. Since then, communities have been picking up the pieces left behind in this black summer’s wake.

  • Amidst the pandemic, koalas are quietly sold out for coal

    6 April 2020
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    Over the weekend, the Federal Government quietly announced a significant change to the way that decisions around major coal and gas projects get made, with big implications for Australia’s threatened species and ecological communities, including our iconic koala.

  • Pacific braces for the impacts of climate-fuelled disaster

    6 April 2020
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    As the world scrambles to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, Tropical Cyclone Harold struck Vanuatu overnight.  The devastation of the category Five cyclone provides yet another unwelcome reminder that climate change remains the biggest threat facing the Pacific.

  • Why we HAVE to make the stimulus sustainable

    20 March 2020
    Nathaniel Pelle, Senior Campaigner

    This Covid-19 stimulus must be delivered in such a way as to keep as many people as possible healthy, safe, and certain of their future - that means safeguarding our planet as well.

  • 11 ways to stay connected and fight the coronavirus

    19 March 2020
    Max MacBride

    The new coronavirus, COVID-19, has many of us glued to the news, concerned for loved ones, and adapting our lives to deal with the changes the pandemic is having on our homes, schools, and work-places. It’s pretty tough.

  • Equinor Bights the dust!

    26 February 2020
    Max MacBride

    We did it! Norwegian oil giant Equinor has ditched its outrageous plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight! 💥🐋 

  • Morrison's 'Shonk Doctrine'

    1 February 2020
    David Ritter, CEO

    Morrison is using the climate emergency to try to force through a range of aggressive policies that will hurt Australia and worsen climate change on the basis of a series of dishonest, unreliable and devious justifications.