News

  • Time for action is now

    2 September 2010

    An unlikely coalition representing millions of Australians has urged politicians from across the spectrum to put a price on pollution and take action on climate change. The joint statement to the Independent MPs and all political parties is supported by groups representing workers, the church, environmental and social justice groups and development NGOs.

  • Unjust sentence for anti-whaling activists

    6 September 2010

    Greenpeace has condemned a one-year jail term, suspended for three years, imposed on two Greenpeace activists who exposed widespread corruption in the Japanese government’s Southern Ocean whaling programme.

  • Dirty bank takes out "Sustainability" Award

    9 September 2010

    The announcement this afternoon that ANZ bank has topped the sector category in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index serves to further erode public trust in the term ‘sustainability’.

  • PNG: Not ready for REDD

    18 October 2010

    Nagoya, Monday 25 October 2010: Today, at the Convention of Biological Diversity being held in Japan, Greenpeace released a report explaining why the Government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is in no fit state to receive international funding for REDD - a global deal to stop deforestation and mitigate climate change.

  • Greenpeace does a bank job

    21 October 2010

    This morning at 8.15 am (EST) Greenpeace activists scaled ANZ’s Brisbane HQ at 324 Queen Street, hanging a giant banner displaying Australia’s dirtiest bank’s new logo: ‘ANZ: We pollute your world’