SYDNEY, 31 Aug 2021: The positive outlook for renewable energy Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) released today provides confidence for businesses looking to switch to 100% renewable electricity, according to Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, Aug 26 2021 - A Federal Government plan to use public funds to pay coal power stations to keep operating regardless of whether they produce electricity shows that the Morrison Government’s priority for support is coal companies, rather than people, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, August 16, 2021: An eighteen year old student striker has bought shares in energy giant AGL and nominated himself as a director, saying that he wants to transform AGL from Australia’s biggest climate polluter to a renewable energy powerhouse.
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.