Sydney 3rd November 2013: Last Friday evening, the same day Minister for the Environment, Greg Hunt, launched the government’s draft Strategic Assessment of the Great Barrier Reef, the same Minister quietly approved a massive new coal mine that relies on shipping its product through the reef via the controversial Abbot Point port development.
Port Augusta, March 6, 2018 - Residents slowed traffic to a crawl on one of the Port Augusta’s busiest thoroughfares this afternoon, to demand full and proper remediation of the town’s defunct coal power plant, a day after yet another harmful dust event.
ADELAIDE, March 14, 2018 - Port Augusta residents who have been choking on harmful coal dust for more than a year have taken their frustrations to Jay Weatherill in Adelaide and affixed dust masks throughout the city’s CBD along with messages demanding that the Premier commit to cleaning up the problem.
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).
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.
Amapá state, Brazil, 24 April 2018 - A scientific expedition carried out by the Greenpeace ship Esperanza captured new images of the northern sector of the Amazon Reef, 135km off the coast of Oiapoque in Amapá, and at a depth of 90m.
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).
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.
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.