SYDNEY, Tuesday October 18, 2022 - In response to media reports that Toyota Motor Corporation Australia is facing another class action lawsuit about its diesel engines, for the installation of “diesel defeat devices”, Greenpeace Australia Pacific senior campaigner Lindsay Soutar says:
SYDNEY, Friday 14 October 2022 – The Electric Vehicle Council’s (EVC) new report ‘The State of Electric Vehicles’ out this morning shows demand for EVs in Australia is rapidly increasing, but a lack of fuel efficiency standards is holding back supply, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, 29 September 2022 - AGL’s updated plans to bring forward the closure of its dirty coal-burning power station Loy Yang A from 2045 to 2035 show the company has bowed to community, shareholder, and activist pressure, and must now go even further to ensure a safer climate and economic future for Australia, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, Wednesday 28 September 2022 - The Fuel Efficiency Standards proposed today by the Albanese Government in its National Electric Vehicle Strategy consultation paper are essential to taking meaningful action on climate change and must be adopted now, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, 28 September 2022 - As families all over Australia grapple with increasing petrol prices, now is the time to introduce fuel efficiency standards to make electric vehicles more affordable and accessible, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, 21 September 2022 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific is urging the Albanese government to heed calls from the independents and the Greens to exclude subsidies for petrol hybrid cars, and instead focus on accelerating the electric vehicle revolution.
SYDNEY, 19 September 2022: The Federal Government’s review of the Safeguard Mechanism, which regulates climate pollution from Australian corporations, must draw a line in the sand under the free pass to pollute that fossil fuel companies currently enjoy, urges Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
NEW YORK CITY, 17 September 2022 - Pacific activists and students, joined by New York climate activists and Indigenous representatives, held a climate justice flotilla on Saturday sailing past the UN HQ and the Statue of Liberty with banners calling on countries to vote yes to the Vanuatu-led bid for an International Court of Justice (ICJ) advisory opinion on climate change at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
Greenpeace Australia Pacific has condemned the “unacceptable” climate and environmental impacts listed in Woodside’s final Environmental Impact Statement for its Browse gas field, saying that it confirms why this toxic offshore drilling project must not go ahead.