Energy

  • Victoria votes: buskers, baristas and clean energy

    15 November 2018
    Max MacBride

    Buskers and baristas. Grand final fever and the Great Ocean Road. Idiosyncratic facial hair and indecisive weather. Victoria has it all! But with the state set to go to the polls next week, and the future of clean energy and climate action at stake, what do the voters of Victoria really want?

  • Liberals’ energy plan for Victoria: a backwards step

    12 November 2018
    Max MacBride

    Victorian Opposition Leader Matthew Guy’s proposal to prop up dying industries that business won’t is a symptom of the fossil fuel fetishisation and climate change denial that plagues the Coalition at state and federal level.

  • Six reasons electric cars are transforming the automobile industry

    24 April 2018
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    Electric cars get plenty of lip service, but for all the talk, a lot of people still know relatively little about these eco-friendly vehicles. They are a surprisingly smooth ride, produce low levels of emissions and recharge themselves in traffic jams. Let's explore some more fun facts.

  • 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.

  • Dirty Energy's Tax Rort

    13 February 2017

    How do you know when a tax regime isn't working? When industry demands that it be kept as is! Major oil and gas producers have called on the government to resist demands to tighten up Australia's primary tax on oil and gas, the Petroleum Resource Rent Tax (PRRT). Greenpeace Australia Pacific and the Tax Justice Network have argued that it is time to end the industry's free ride.