With regards to the bushfires nearing the Springvale coal mine and Mt Piper coal power station, the following comments are attributable to Jamie Hanson, Head of Campaigns at Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, 13 December - Asahi has become the final Australian major beer manufacturer to commit to 100% renewable electricity, joining Lion and Carlton & United Breweries, in an announcement made today on the beer giant’s website.
SYDNEY, 13 December - Sun-powered schooners are on the horizon this summer as even more iconic Australian beer brands will soon be brewed by the sun, with Lion announcing a commitment to power its operations with 100% renewable electricity by 2025 yesterday.
MADRID, Dec 10, 2019 - Minister for Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor has ignored Australians suffering from bushfires and Pacific Islanders facing the obliteration of their homelands by refusing to outline a plan for Australia to honour the Paris Agreement.
MADRID, Dec 7, 2019 - Former Tuvalu Prime Minister and climate champion Enele Sopoaga questioned whether countries that accept the reality of climate change but refuse to transition away from fossil fuels are really part of the Pacific.
SYDNEY, December 5, 2019 - Over 10,000 construction job-years and over 5,000 ongoing jobs would be created if 80 of the biggest and best-known brands in Australia moved to 100% renewable energy, according to the latest report released today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, Dec 4, 2019 - Just days after Australia's National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) received Norwegian company Equinor’s third draft environmental plan for deep-sea oil drilling in the Great Australian Bight - news has emerged of a fresh oil leak and explosion in the company’s European operations.
MADRID, Dec 2 2019 - As heads of state gather in Madrid for the 25th Conference of Parties (COP25) meeting of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Pacific leaders are calling for a rapid reduction in coal use to be central to any plan addressing the climate crisis.