Greenpeace’s petition calling for the creation of an Antarctic Ocean Sanctuary has just surpassed one-and-a-half million signatures. With the help of a bevy of celebrities, Greenpeace’s campaign to create the largest protected area on Earth is gaining momentum.
SYDNEY, April 17, 2018 - The government’s decision to open the Northern Territory to the environmental devastation of fracking is short-sighted and will lead to the contamination of water, increased carbon emissions and a myriad of health problems for the people of the NT.
April 12, 2018: New Zealand’s move towards a permanent ban on oil exploration puts Australia to shame and exposes the influence of the fossil fuel industry on our politics - threatening our coastlines and climate.
SYDNEY, April 10, 2018 - The government must redraft its foreign donations ban legislation to avoid crippling charities and silencing Australian communities, after a cross-party parliamentary committee failed to back the bill.
SYDNEY, April 6, 2018 - An oil spill at Statoil’s proposed offshore drilling site in the Great Australian Bight could spread 40 million litres of sludge along a 750km stretch of coastline, anywhere from Western Australia to Tasmania and NSW, according to documents BP reportedly attempted to suppress.
SYDNEY, March 28, 2018 - Laws to protect politicians from criticism and hinder life-saving medical research, charity and environmental protection work are undemocratic, un-Australian, and must be abandoned, according to 165 non-profits around the country.
Quezon City, The Philippines, 27 March 2018 - Fossil fuel companies are today under the spotlight as hearings begin in the Philippines into their contribution to human rights harms resulting from climate change.
March 27, 2018: Powershop and Diamond Energy have retained their crowns as Australia’s top energy retailers and AGL has been given a new “Most Improved” award in the long-awaited third installment of the Greenpeace/Total Environment Centre Green Electricity Guide (http://greenelectricityguide.org.au).