SYDNEY, June 28 2021 - The commitments of Australia’s main trading partners to net-zero emissions will “reduce demand for unabated fossil fuels”, Treasury’s 2021 Intergenerational report states - and yet, the Morrison Government has doubled down on fossil fuel commitments, putting Australia’s future prosperity at risk, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, Wednesday 16 June 2021 - In response to statements to be made about Greenpeace by Resources Minister Keith Pitt in his speech to the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association conference in Perth today, Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter said:
Telecommunications giant Telstra has come out on top in a new ranking by Greenpeace Australia Pacific that reveals which Australian telcos, data centres and tech companies are streaming ahead in the race to renewables, and which are still on dial-up.
A major renewable energy power purchase from supermarket giant Woolworths Group, that will see around thirty percent of the company’s New South Wales energy needs sourced from a wind farm near Yass, has been welcomed by Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Sydney, 3 June 2021: Greenpeace Australia Pacific faced down coal company AGL Energy in the Federal Court yesterday in a landmark intellectual property case which saw Greenpeace rely on the freedom of speech safeguard in the Copyright Act known as “fair dealing”.
SYDNEY, May 25, 2021 - The explosion at the Callide coal burning power station and widespread power outages across Queensland provide more proof that coal power is dangerous and has no place in a modern energy system.
18 May 2021, Melbourne: A new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) mapping out a global pathway to net-zero emissions has confirmed that Australia cannot effectively get to net-zero emissions by 2050 unless AGL, Australia’s biggest climate polluter, closes its coal-burning power stations by 2030.
SYDNEY, May 17 2021 - Revenue for the operators of coal burning power stations has plunged by $5.4 billion as coal use continues to decline, providing further impetus for AGL, which burns more coal than any other company in Australia, to bring forward its coal closure timeline.