SYDNEY, 1 December 2022 - Australia needs to do more, move faster, and rule out new fossil fuel projects, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific, as the nation’s new annual emissions projection reveals climate pollution is being driven by transport and toxic gas.
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.
Gas company Woodside’s plan for seismic blasting close to a whale migration “superhighway” off the coast of North Western Australia poses an unacceptable risk to endangered whale species and could threaten local tourism, according to a new report from Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, 22 November 2022 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes today's agreement between Senator Pocock, the Greens and the government to prioritise electric vehicles over petrol-powered polluting hybrids in the Treasury Laws Amendment (Electric Car Discount) Bill 2022, but urges the Albanese Government to keep its foot on the accelerator.
SHARM EL-SHEIKH, 20 November 2022 - As the gavel comes down at COP27, countries on the frontlines of the climate crisis including Pacific Island nations have compelled world leaders to take a step forward on climate justice by establishing a loss and damage finance facility, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
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.
A sweeping change of management for energy giant AGL announced today at the company's Annual General Meeting, could see Australia’s biggest climate polluter become the centre of the country’s renewable transition, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
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:
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.
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.  The overshoot is equivalent to approximately five times the total number of cars and vans sold globally in 2021.