SYDNEY - Thursday 14 December 2023 - Greenpeace Australia Pacific has filed a lawsuit against fossil fuel giant Woodside in the Federal Court of Australia overnight. The case could see Woodside held to account for allegedly misleading and/or deceiving the Australian public about the enormous climate harm of its gas and oil projects.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Tuesday 12 December 2023 — In response to the draft text released last night at COP28, the following comments can be attributed to Shiva Gounden, Head of Pacific at Greenpeace Australia Pacific:
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Thursday 7 December 2023 — The Pacific climate finance package announced by the Australian government today does not go far enough to address accelerating climate harm, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Tuesday 5 December 2023 — In response to today’s announcement that Australia will join the Glasgow Statement to end international public finance for fossil fuels, the following comments can be attributed to Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Head of Advocacy, Dr Susie Byers:
PERTH, Tuesday 5 December - Greenpeace activists have today scaled a 140-metre crane next door to Woodside's headquarters, dropping a 25-metre banner reading "STOP WOODSIDE", calling out the fossil fuel giant as Australia's greatest climate threat.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Sunday 3 December 2023 — In response to announcement that Australia will join 100 countries in committing to a tripling of renewable energy capacity by 2030, the following comments can be attributed to Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Head of Pacific, Shiva Gounden:
PERTH 2 December: Fossil fuel company Woodside Energy’s controversial plan to conduct seismic blasting in endangered whale habitat has been approved by the offshore regulator NOPSEMA, just two months after a Federal Court threw out its previous approval.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Friday 1 December 2023 — In response to the landmark Loss and Damage agreement from Day 1 of COP28 in Dubai, the following comments can be attributed to Greenpeace Australia Pacific’s Head of Pacific, Shiva Gounden:
SYDNEY, 30 November 2023 - As Climate and Energy Minister Chris Bowen delivers the second Annual Climate Change Statement, which shows Australia is on track to cut emissions by 42 per cent below 2005 levels by 2030, Greenpeace Australia Pacific has urged the government to ditch the coal, oil, and gas projects holding back climate progress, and accelerate the delivery of strong Fuel Efficiency Standard legislation.
DUBAI/SYDNEY, Thursday 30 November 2023 — COP28 kicks off today in Dubai against the backdrop of the hottest year on record, with questions looming over the Australian government’s refusal to act on fossil fuel phase out.