Climate Change

  • We Painted the Town White

    23 June 2016

    On the shortest night of the year, under a full moon, volunteers across Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane braved the night to change the ads in bus, train, and tram stops. The new image shows the Australian public the devastating impacts the coal industry has on the Great Barrier Reef. They painted the town white, just like the coal industry has done to the reef.

  • Breaking: Greenpeace climbers at Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's office

    24 June 2016

    As you read this, I’m suspended from a streetlight, 15m off the ground, right outside Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Sydney office. With fellow volunteer, Christina, who is on another streetlight next to me, we just safely hung a banner with a strong message that Turnbull can’t miss. Here’s what it looks like:

  • Damn the Dams: Why we need to say no to flooding the Amazon

    29 June 2016

    Imagine, for a second, if your home was sunk under water. Not temporarily flooded, like a leaky roof after heavy rains, or water on your carpet that eventually receded. But permanently. Imagine your whole town under water. That is what is currently proposed for the lands of the Munduruku people, in the heart of the Amazon.

  • Shining a light on dodgy fossil fuel subsidies

    1 December 2016

    Thousands of people demanded an inquiry into the fossil fuel subsidies costing Australia billions and cooking our climate. Now our voices have been heard. Not once, but twice.

  • Frosty the Snowman’s fossil fetish

    7 December 2016

    What a children’s song teaches us about coal, climate change and the dangers of greed; and why Turnbull should put our billion dollars back into aid, not subsidies.