News Releases

  • Nations come together as historic climate justice vote draws near

    1 December 2022

    SYDNEY, 1 December 2022 - Today’s release of the question to be voted on at the UN General Assembly as part of the bid for an International Court of Justice (ICJ) advisory opinion on climate change and human rights represents strides forward for climate justice that all nations must now get behind, a group of youth activists and civil society organisations said.

  • Australia doesn’t get a gold star for not being the Morrison government

    15 November 2022

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 15 November 2022 - Today’s national statement from the Australian government at COP27 was another missed opportunity to back up the Australian government’s stated goals for the conference and support its Pacific neighbours on the key existential issue of loss and damage, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.

  • Enough talk, Australia needs to walk the walk at COP27

    11 November 2022

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 11 November 2022 - In response to Assistant Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Senator Jennifer McAllister’s comments on the Australian government’s position on loss and damage at COP27, Shiva Gounden, Pacific advisor at Greenpeace Australia Pacific, said:

  • Australia counting COP27 chickens before they hatch

    11 November 2022

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 11 November 2022 - The Australian government cannot afford to spend a second successive week at the COP27 climate summit counting chickens before they hatch if it is to strengthen relationships with the Pacific and earn the right to co-host COP31 with Pacific nations, Greenpeace Australia Pacific said.

  • Toyota car sales to push planet beyond 1.5C heating limit: study

    10 November 2022

    SYDNEY, 10 November 2022 - Carmakers worldwide, including Australians most trusted brand Toyota, are on track to sell an estimated 400 million more diesel and petrol vehicles than is feasible to keep global heating under 1.5°C, according to a new report published by Greenpeace Germany. [1][2] The overshoot is equivalent to approximately five times the total number of cars and vans sold globally in 2021.