May 24, 2018: Norwegian oil giant Equinor’s request for an extension on its Great Australian Bight drilling program has led Greenpeace to call on the Australian Government to reject the request and cancel the company’s permit as it is clearly impossible for fossil fuel companies to operate in this extreme environment safely.
SYDNEY, May 17, 2018 - Clive Palmer and Waratah Coal’s failure to undertake any study of the environmental impact of what would be one of the world’s largest coal mines shows that the coal industry takes the federal Environment Department for granted, and offers another compelling reason for why the mine should be scrapped.
SYDNEY, May 17, 2018 - Engineering firm AECOM’s admission that it has “demobilised” from Adani Group’s Carmichael rail line shows key suppliers have joined potential financiers in abandoning the project.
Stavanger, Norway, 15 May 2018 - Norwegian oil giant Statoil today voted at its annual general meeting (AGM) to rebrand the company as “Equinor” in a move which is nothing but greenwashing if they continue to explore for new climate change fuelling oil in frontier areas such as the Great Australian Bight and Norway’s Barents Sea.
Adelaide, Australia and Stavanger, Norway, May 15, 2018: South Australian community representatives including Kokatha elder Sue Haseldine, lobster fisherman Kyri Toumazos, and local surfers have today told Norwegian oil major Statoil its oil rigs are not welcome in the Great Australian Bight.
SYDNEY, May 8, 2018 - The Federal government’s 2019 budget pretends climate change isn't happening by continuing to pour billions into fossil fuel subsidies, failing to allocate a single cent to renewable energy and taking a razor to the environment department.
SYDNEY, May 2, 2018 - In a sign that the tide is turning on fossil fuels, almost 20 percent of Rio Tinto shareholders voted today for the company to review its membership of climate change-denying lobby groups such as the Minerals Council of Australia (MCA).
SYDNEY, May 2, 2018 - French President Emmanuel Macron’s indictment of Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s failure to act on climate change should be a powerful motivator for Australia to get its act together.
SUVA, May 1, 2018 - Defence Industries Minister Christopher Pyne’s assertion on ABC Radio National’s Breakfast program that Australia looks after the South Pacific region at the behest of the US is an insult that conveniently ignores Australia’s role in exacerbating climate change that puts island states in catastrophic danger.