Millennials like me know all too well that the three scariest things are 1% battery, no wifi signal, and of course the looming climate crisis. That’s why we’re all making sure our phones are fully charged for the School Strike 4 Climate (and praying we don’t overload the CBD cell towers).
Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s new report, Coal-faced: exposing AGL as Australia’s biggest climate polluter, is set to shatter AGL’s green ‘public’ image and uncover the dirty truth. The report, set to be released on May 5th, reveals the pivotal role that AGL plays in fuelling climate change in Australia.
A little over a year ago the worst bushfires in our history razed large swathes of eastern Australia, blackening our skies, making people sick and reducing homes and millions of hectares of forests to ash.
The news that Energy Australia would close the Yallourn coal-burning power station in 2028, four years ahead of schedule, drew a chorus of golf claps from the environmental movement when announced last week. But it would have caused an uproar had the truth of the apparent dirty deal between the power company and the Victorian Government not been kept secret.