Climate Change & Energy

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • Sorting out Fact from Fiction: Is the Carmichael Mine back on track?

    7 June 2017

    Yesterday, amid much fanfare, it was announced that Adani Group had given the Carmichael coal mine "the go-ahead.” Who gave the “green light” for the project you ask? The board of the company that has been trying to build the mine for the past seven years!

  • Trump just proved that action on climate change is unstoppable

    5 June 2017

    People all across the globe are resisting US President Trump's attempts to derail action on climate change. Trump's move to pull the US out of the historic Paris Agreement has been overwhelmingly condemned by government and business leaders the world over.