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.
CANBERRA, Monday 27 November - New analysis released today has revealed that Woodside’s Burrup Hub is Australia’s biggest climate threat, belching out 6.1 billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions over its proposed 50-year lifetime.
SYDNEY, 23 November 2023— In response to the Federal Government’s plan to underwrite a major expansion of Australia’s renewable energy capacity, Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter said today:
PERTH, Friday 17th November 2023 - The following comments relating to today’s Energy Transition Summit in Perth are attributable to Jess Panegyres, Head of Clean Energy at Greenpeace Australia Pacific:
RAROTONGA, COOK ISLANDS, 11 Nov 2023 — Initial outcomes announced by Pacific Islands Forum leaders on Friday included deals on climate finance, migration and energy transition, but Australia’s unwavering stance on fossil fuel phase out is fuelling growing discontent.
SYDNEY, 23 October 2023 – It’s been revealed in Senate Estimates today that the integrity of the Federal Government’s proposed vehicle emissions standard could be undermined by letting car companies count ‘imaginary’ fuel-efficient vehicles towards emission reduction goals.
PERTH/SYDNEY, 20 October 2023 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific has welcomed reports today that Woodside has FINALLY removed a toxic oil tower from the West Australian coastline. Greenpeace activists occupied the tower in April and demanded that the fossil fuel giant clean up its toxic waste.