Seoul, 14 June 2018 - Samsung Electronics officially announced today its plan to commit to 100% renewable energy in the United States, Europe and China by 2020. This major commitment - the first by an electronics manufacturing company in Asia - comes after months of campaigning and global protests calling on Samsung to urgently set a clear renewable energy goal for its own operations as well as its supply chain.
June 13, 2018: Author and Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO, David Ritter, has launched a scathing attack on the Australian coal industry, highlighting the substance’s deadly consequences in a new book published this week.
June 10, 2018: Activists across the country have stickered the worst examples of unnecessary packaging in Coles and Woolworths stores after the companies said they would try to take action to reduce plastics, particularly wrapping on fresh produce.
June 8, 2017: New legislation will cripple the ability of ordinary people to protest and fails to protect whistleblowers despite 60 recommendations by the Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security.
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.