SYDNEY, Dec 10 2021: Big energy companies and governments must urgently plan for the early closure of Australia’s coal-burning power stations under the Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) draft Integrated System Plan (ISP) released today , says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Sydney, 9 December 2021: Australia’s Big 4 banks are significantly exposed to climate risk, with weak climate lending policies and loopholes for fossil fuel lending that are at odds with their commitment to the Paris Agreement, according to new analysis from Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Dec 8 2021: Record-breaking extreme temperatures and significantly increased fire danger across Western Australia, shortly after Woodside greenlit its Scarborough mega gas mine development, is exactly why fossil fuels must stay in the ground, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, Dec 7 2021: Greenpeace Australia Pacific today launched a new tool to help Australians identify ways they can fight the climate crisis. Climate Solutions by Greenpeace combines practical, tailored advice and in-depth insights on the solutions available to help Australians drive the country’s shift to a cleaner, greener future.
The Federal Labor party has released its climate policy with a 2030 emissions reduction target of 43% by 2030, which Greenpeace Australia Pacific says is a missed opportunity to effectively tackle the climate crisis.
The latest quarterly Australian emissions data shows that climate pollution has dropped due to a decline of coal in the energy system as it is superseded by renewables, which Greenpeace Australia Pacific says shows the need for faster coal closure timelines.
The Federal Government’s announcement that it is pumping millions of dollars worth of taxpayer money into growing gas represents a major blow to the economy and the environment, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Woodside Energy’s decision to hastily fast track final investment decision on its toxic Scarborough gas drilling development without securing all necessary approvals for the project indicates desperation, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Woodside Energy has convinced multinational infrastructure firm Global Infrastructure Partners to fund part of its toxic Scarborough gas drilling development, with Greenpeace Australia Pacific warning that it will escalate pressure to stop Australia’s most climate polluting project from going ahead.