PERTH, 24 January 2023 - The Western Australian Government’s announcement that it will legislate a net zero emissions by 2050 target is a welcome step, but proposed major gas projects in the state will undermine the goal, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, 10 January 2023 - The proposed revamp of the Safeguard Mechanism, Australia’s main policy to regulate corporate emissions, risks repeating past mistakes through loopholes that can be exploited by big polluters, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, Monday 9 January 2023 - The Chubb Review into Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) has failed to address the serious concerns about the integrity of a key carbon offset method raised by leading scientists, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Greenpeace Australia Pacific congratulates the Federal Government for reining in price gouging by the gas industry, after its energy policy including domestic gas price caps was passed by Parliament today.
PERTH, 14 December 2022 - Woodside’s extraordinary interjection into the national debate on capping soaring gas prices is an insult to Australians struggling with energy bills, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, 13 December 2022 - Australia needs to introduce world-class fuel efficiency standards commencing in 2024 if it is to have any chance of meeting its target of net-zero emissions by 2050, a new report finds.
9 December 2022- A price cap on gas and short-term rebates for household energy bills will help blunt some of the rampant price gouging by gas corporations, but a swift transition to renewables is the true solution to Australia’s energy crisis, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, Thursday 8 December 2022- The major national environmental law reforms announced today by Federal Minister for the Environment Tanya Plibersek bring much needed hope to arresting Australia’s alarming environmental decline, but the detailed policy and implementation must be strong, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
PERTH, Friday 2 December 2022 - Western Australia’s gas producers like Woodside are on notice following today’s dismissal by the full Federal Court of gas giant Santos’ appeal against Traditional Owners from the Tiwi Islands, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.