SYDNEY, April 15 2021 - More than 10 environmental and humanitarian organisations including Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Oxfam Australia, the Pacific Climate Action Network, The Pacific Conference of Churches, and the Edmund Rice Centre have used a full-page newspaper ad and open letter to urge Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to commit to halving emissions, ahead of US President Joe Biden’s climate summit next week.
SYDNEY, March 30 2021 - AGL, Australia's largest and most polluting energy company, has announced it will demerge its coal assets in a bid to 'dodge responsibility' for managing the inevitable transition away from coal, according to Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, March 17 2021 - With a coal-dominated energy grid, Australia will fail to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 but the target could be reached by 2040 if solar and wind power installations double.
Today’s announcement from Energy Australia that it will be closing the notorious Yallourn coal-burning power station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley by mid- 2028 is the ‘death knell’ for Australia’s struggling coal industry, according to Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
MELBOURNE, Thursday 4th March 2021 - Some of the country’s biggest humanitarian and environmental organisations have called on diplomats and leaders around the world to reject Mathias Cormann’s bid for Secretary-General of the OECD in a joint letter released today.
Mars Australia has become one of Australia’s first companies to be powered with 100% renewable electricity, flicking the switch on a groundbreaking power purchase agreement with Victoria’s largest solar farm.