Energy giant Stanwell’s announcement today that it will move away from coal sends a clear message to AGL, Australia’s biggest coal company, that the future is renewable, says Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, April 15 2021 - More than 10 environmental and humanitarian organisations including Greenpeace Australia Pacific, Oxfam Australia, the Pacific Climate Action Network, The Pacific Conference of Churches, and the Edmund Rice Centre have used a full-page newspaper ad and open letter to urge Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison to commit to halving emissions, ahead of US President Joe Biden’s climate summit next week.
SYDNEY, March 30 2021 - AGL, Australia's largest and most polluting energy company, has announced it will demerge its coal assets in a bid to 'dodge responsibility' for managing the inevitable transition away from coal, according to Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
SYDNEY, March 17 2021 - With a coal-dominated energy grid, Australia will fail to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 but the target could be reached by 2040 if solar and wind power installations double.
Today’s announcement from Energy Australia that it will be closing the notorious Yallourn coal-burning power station in Victoria’s Latrobe Valley by mid- 2028 is the ‘death knell’ for Australia’s struggling coal industry, according to Greenpeace Australia Pacific.