SYDNEY, Aug 12 2021 - AGL, Australia’s biggest energy company has posted a $2.06 billion full-year loss, which Greenpeace Australia Pacific describes as a “Titanic failure” on the part of the company to navigate the changing energy market.
SYDNEY, Aug 11, 2021 - Australia’s biggest energy user, the Tomago aluminium smelter in the Hunter Valley, has announced plans to switch to 100 per cent renewable energy by 2030, foreshadowing an early closure for AGL’s Bayswater coal burning power station, which counts Tomago as its biggest customer.
SYDNEY, Aug 10 2020 - Scott Morrison’s speech today in response to the urgent warning issued by the IPCC shows a callous disregard for protecting Australians from the impacts of dangerous climate change, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Sydney, 9 August 2021: The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Working Group 1 report on the Physical Science Basis warns of the devastating climate impacts faced by Australia and the Pacific unless the world makes deep, rapid cuts to greenhouse gas emissions, which Greenpeace Australia Pacific says provides a clear message to Australia’s leaders: act now, you idiots.
SYDNEY, Aug 9 2021 - Current climate policies mean the world is on course for up to 3.9 degrees of heating, which would see a number of Pacific Island countries go under the ocean due to sea level rise, according to a new report released today by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, July 23 2021 - The World Heritage Committee’s failure to officially declare the Great Barrier Reef “in danger” is a missed opportunity to shine a light on the Australian Government’s neglect of a natural wonder that remains at great risk due to the impacts of climate change, according to Greenpeace.
SYDNEY, 16 July, 2021 - Santos and Murphy Oil have today announced they will abandon plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight, in what Greenpeace is calling a momentous win for people and planet.
SYDNEY, 30 June 2021: AGL, Australia’s biggest corporate climate polluter, has today revealed details of its controversial demerger, which has been derided by Greenpeace Australia Pacific as “putting green lipstick on a pig”, pointing out that AGL will still source the bulk of its energy from its coal-burning assets to be held by “Accel Energy”.
The Federal Government’s renewed support for the fossil fuel industry will ultimately come at an enormous cost to Australia’s health, economy and security, according to world-leading climate scientist Michael E. Mann.