The Blog

  • This is the last thing I imagined myself doing

    2 September 2019

    This is honestly the last thing I ever imagined myself doing. I’ve always taken politics seriously, I’ve always carefully considered my vote, but I have never been politically active. But things have never been this desperate. And there’s only one antidote to despair. Action.

  • "I'm nobody special" - Jessica's story

    26 August 2019

    Who am I? I’m nobody special. I’m a designer and choir leader from beautiful Scotland Island in the Northern Beaches Council area. I’ve always been ‘green’ and I try to do my bit, but I’ve never taken action before. 

  • Something stopped me in my tracks

    23 August 2019
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    At the end of last year something happened that stopped me in my tracks. The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report was released, and its message was stark: we had less than twelve years to drastically reduce our greenhouse emissions or face irreversible, catastrophic consequences.

  • "I knew I wasn't alone." - Simone's Break Free story

    23 August 2019
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    This coming Monday 26 August at 6.30pm, the Central Coast Council will vote on whether to declare a climate emergency; a powerful first step to building a sustainable Central Coast.

  • Unanimously carried: an emotional moment - Jason, Mornington Peninsula

    12 August 2019
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    On Tuesday 13th August, the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council unanimously voted to declare a climate emergency. Not only did each councillor vote to support the motion, but each took the opportunity to voice strong support for this action, to stress the importance of timely and ambitions activity to combat climate change, and to highlight the crucial need for collaboration between all levels of government to enact the required change.