BRISBANE, March 22 2022 - With the Great Barrier Reef undergoing a severe and widespread coral bleaching event it is vital that a UN mission currently in Australia to survey the Reef’s health is allowed to see the climate damage to the Reef firsthand, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, March 18 2022 - The Great Barrier Reef suffering severe and widespread coral bleaching with higher temperatures during a La Niña year when average ocean temperatures are cooler, is clear evidence of the Morrison Government’s failure to protect the Reef from the impacts of climate change, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, March 11 2022 - New data revealing renewable energy hit an annual high in 2021 is yet another indication of AGL’s ideological obsession with coal in the face of mountains of evidence that the market is rapidly transitioning away from fossil fuels, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, March 7 2022 - AGL’s, Australia’s biggest climate polluter, rejection of a bid by tech entrepreneur Mike Cannon-Brookes and international asset manager Brookfield to buy the company and fast-track its coal closure confirms AGL’s ideological obsession with coal at the cost of the environment and its shareholders, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, March 4 2022 - The Victoria Government’s announcement of ambitious new offshore wind targets is yet further evidence that AGL’s flimsy excuses for the continued operation of dirty coal-burning power stations, including Loy Yang A, are falling apart, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, March 4 2022 - Coal and gas companies that are driving the climate crisis should bear the costs of extreme weather events like the floods currently devastating the east coast rather than communities on the frontlines, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, Feb 28 2022 - The latest report from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has revealed the devastating impact to Pacific islands and communities if the world exceeds 1.5 degrees of warming, warning this threshold may soon be surpassed unless much stronger action is taken to reduce emissions.
Sydney, 28 February 2022: The latest report from the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change paints a grim and frightening picture of the serious climate impacts that face Australia and the Pacific, which Greenpeace Australia Pacific says must spur much deeper, faster emissions reduction.