Climate Change

  • Living the dream - how I found the time to be a hands-on activist in a busy, crazy world.

    11 July 2017

    Always being a keen “keyboard activist”, signing petitions and sending emails, I told myself that as a busy working mum this was all I had time to do. So, when Greenpeace asked me to step up and lead some Coalbank action in my region, the temptation was soon quashed with my own ready mantra, “I’m working full time and now studying too – I haven’t got the time”

  • Dear Mr Prime Minister, please stand up for clean energy progress

    7 July 2017

    As the Prime Minister prepares to attend the G20 conference in Germany the Deputy Program Director of Greenpeace, Susannah Compton, has sent him a letter reminding him of the importance of maintaining the progress that financial institutions have made towards funding sustainable energy in developing countries.

  • Climate change backyard

    26 June 2017

    Cairns. Type it into Google, and the first sentence celebrates it as ‘The Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.' For me, it’s a lot of other things as well. My name is Natalie, and I grew up in Cairns, Far North Queensland. I’m a supporter of Greenpeace Australia Pacific, and I am deeply disturbed by the government's apathetic response to the coral bleaching event off the coast of my hometown, as a direct result of climate change. 

  • Is your wardrobe a climate disaster?

    26 June 2017

    We're not the fashion police you remember from TV. We won't bust you for wearing too many patterns at once and we certainly won't judge you for wearing black and blue at the same time.

  • We are the frontliners and we have our own voices

    21 June 2017

    Becky Giblin is a volunteer from Nananu-i-ra, a small island off Rakiraki. Becky shares her experiences of living on the frontlines of climate change and why she is a passionate defender of our planet. 

  • Exposing Canavan’s Coal Slush Fund

    16 June 2017

    The Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility: secretive, compromised and currently considering giving $1 billion of public money to the climate-wrecking Carmichael coal mine.