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  • AGL finally bows to pressure to kick coal obsession, but must move from laggard to leader

    29 September 2022

    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.

  • Fuel efficiency standards essential for climate

    28 September 2022

    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.

  • With fuel prices accelerating, time to remove roadblocks to EVs

    28 September 2022

    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.

  • Hit the brakes on hybrid subsidies

    21 September 2022

    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.

  • Safeguard Mechanism must end "free pass to pollute": Greenpeace

    20 September 2022

    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.

  • Pacific youth hold flotilla down New York rivers calling on vote for climate justice at United Nations

    18 September 2022

    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).

  • 13 September 2022