28 February 2022

    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.

  • New faces at Great Barrier Foundation won’t reverse the dire course for the Reef

    24 February 2022

    SYDNEY, Feb 24 2022 - The appointment of an ex-Telstra CEO and a top civil servant to the leadership of the Great Barrier Reef Foundation will do nothing to safeguard the future of the Reef unless the pair can convince their former colleagues in industry and government to rapidly reduce emissions, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.

  • AGL is failing regional communities with tardy coal closure timelines

    10 February 2022

    10 February 2022: Energy giant AGL has failed regional communities with today’s tardy coal closure announcement and must accelerate its transition to become a renewable energy provider to ensure certainty for workers and investors, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.

  • AGL “doesn’t even get a golf clap” for tardy coal closure announcement

    10 February 2022

    AGL, Australia’s biggest climate polluter, has made what Greenpeace Australia Pacific describes as a “token effort” in announcing it will delay the closure of its notorious Loy Yang A coal-burning power station to 2045 and Bayswater power station to 2033, far beyond the coal closure timeline needed to ensure a safer climate.

  • Green Electricity Guide reveals Australia’s greenest to dirtiest electricity providers

    8 February 2022

    SYDNEY, Feb 8 2022 - The latest Green Electricity Guide, from Greenpeace Australia Pacific, has revealed the greenest electricity providers in Australia, with Enova Energy and Diamond Energy coming out on top and AGL, Australia’s biggest electricity provider, having its shocking climate record exposed at the bottom of the rankings. 

  • Morrison’s UNESCO Reef Report “the height of hypocrisy”: Greenpeace

    3 February 2022

    SYDNEY, Feb 3 2022 - Australia’s update to the World Heritage Committee on its efforts to protect the Great Barrier Reef is the height of hypocrisy, Greenpeace said, with Prime Minister Scott Morrison asking the global community to fight harder against climate change while refusing to accelerate climate action and supporting the expansion of the coal and gas industry.

  • Morrison Government missing in action as Reef outlook goes from bad to catastrophic

    2 February 2022

    SYDNEY, Feb 2 2022 - A new study warning that almost all coral reefs, including the Great Barrier Reef, will suffer regular heat stress even if global heating is capped at 1.5 degrees Celsius provides further proof of the urgent need for the Morrison Government to rapidly reduce emissions by replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy. [1]

  • Renewable energy hits new highs as fossil fuel giants too slow to act

    28 January 2022

    SYDNEY, Jan 28 2021: New data from the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) revealing surging renewable energy shows that Australia’s coal-burning energy companies, including Australia’s biggest climate polluter AGL, must accelerate closures of coal-fired power stations says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.