DUBAI/SYDNEY, Thursday 7 December 2023 — The Pacific climate finance package announced by the Australian government today does not go far enough to address accelerating climate harm, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Tuesday 5 December 2023 — In response to today’s announcement that Australia will join the Glasgow Statement to end international public finance for fossil fuels, the following comments can be attributed to Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Head of Advocacy, Dr Susie Byers:
PERTH, Tuesday 5 December - Greenpeace activists have today scaled a 140-metre crane next door to Woodside's headquarters, dropping a 25-metre banner reading "STOP WOODSIDE", calling out the fossil fuel giant as Australia's greatest climate threat.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Sunday 3 December 2023 — In response to announcement that Australia will join 100 countries in committing to a tripling of renewable energy capacity by 2030, the following comments can be attributed to Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Head of Pacific, Shiva Gounden:
PERTH 2 December: Fossil fuel company Woodside Energy’s controversial plan to conduct seismic blasting in endangered whale habitat has been approved by the offshore regulator NOPSEMA, just two months after a Federal Court threw out its previous approval.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Friday 1 December 2023 — In response to the landmark Loss and Damage agreement from Day 1 of COP28 in Dubai, the following comments can be attributed to Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Head of Pacific, Shiva Gounden:
SYDNEY, 30 November 2023 - As Climate and Energy Minister Chris Bowen delivers the second Annual Climate Change Statement, which shows Australia is on track to cut emissions by 42 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, Greenpeace Australia Pacific has urged the government to ditch the coal, oil, and gas projects holding back climate progress, and accelerate the delivery of strong Fuel Efficiency Standard legislation.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Thursday 30 November 2023 — COP28 kicks off today in Dubai against the backdrop of the hottest year on record, with questions looming over the Australian government’s refusal to act on fossil fuel phase out.
SYDNEY, Wednesday 29 November, 2023 – Greenpeace Australia Pacific has today released figures showing Australian motorists would have saved $10.1 billion in avoided petrol costs if a fuel efficiency standard had been introduced in 2016.
SYDNEY, Monday 27 November — The United Nations COP28 climate summit commences in Dubai, UAE on Thursday (30 Nov-12 Dec). This year’s conference comes against the backdrop of the hottest year on record, devastating extreme weather events, and an ongoing failure globally to align emissions targets with a 1.5 degree pathway. Minister Bowen will join the conference from the second week.