SYDNEY, Tuesday October 18, 2022 - In response to media reports that Toyota Motor Corporation Australia is facing another class action lawsuit about its diesel engines, for the installation of “diesel defeat devices”, Greenpeace Australia Pacific senior campaigner Lindsay Soutar says:
SYDNEY, Friday 14 October 2022 – The Electric Vehicle Council’s (EVC) new report ‘The State of Electric Vehicles’ out this morning shows demand for EVs in Australia is rapidly increasing, but a lack of fuel efficiency standards is holding back supply, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, 29 September 2022 - AGL’s updated plans to bring forward the closure of its dirty coal-burning power station Loy Yang A from 2045 to 2035 show the company has bowed to community, shareholder, and activist pressure, and must now go even further to ensure a safer climate and economic future for Australia, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
SYDNEY, 19 September 2022: The Federal Government’s review of the Safeguard Mechanism, which regulates climate pollution from Australian corporations, must draw a line in the sand under the free pass to pollute that fossil fuel companies currently enjoy, urges Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
NEW YORK CITY, 17 September 2022 - Pacific activists and students, joined by New York climate activists and Indigenous representatives, held a climate justice flotilla on Saturday sailing past the UN HQ and the Statue of Liberty with banners calling on countries to vote yes to the Vanuatu-led bid for an International Court of Justice (ICJ) advisory opinion on climate change at the UN General Assembly (UNGA).
Greenpeace Australia Pacific has condemned the “unacceptable” climate and environmental impacts listed in Woodside’s final Environmental Impact Statement for its Browse gas field, saying that it confirms why this toxic offshore drilling project must not go ahead.
SYDNEY, 13 September 2022 - Reports that AGL, Australia’s biggest climate polluter, is on the verge of appointing former gambling executive Paula Dwyer as its new Chairman shows AGL believes that if it’s broken, don’t try and fix it, Greenpeace Australia Pacific says.
Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes the passage of the Albanese Government’s Climate Bill through the Senate as a first step that must be followed by urgent practical action to tackle the climate crisis.